MalteseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Root
r-d-għ

From Arabic رَضَعَ(raḍaʿa).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

reda' (imperfect jerda', past participle merdugħ)

  1. to suck, suckle
  2. (figuratively) to be parasitic; to exploit; to rip off
  3. (vulgar) to blow (perform fellatio)

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