MalteseEdit

Root
s-f-f
4 terms

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَفّ(ṣaff).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saff m (plural saffi or saffijiet or (archaic) sfuf)

  1. layer
  2. row

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saff

  1. Alternative form of sauf

PrepositionEdit

saff

  1. Alternative form of sauf

ConjunctionEdit

saff

  1. Alternative form of sauf

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle English sauf, from Old French sauf, from Latin salvus, from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂wós. Doublet of seff.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saff (feminine singular saff, plural saff, equative saffed, comparative saffach, superlative saffaf, not mutable)

  1. safe
    Synonyms: diogel, sicr

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “saff”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies