tfajjel

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic طُفَيْل‎ (ṭufayl, now only used in the sense of “parasite”), diminutive of طِفْل(ṭifl, child), whence Maltese tifel.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tfajjel m (plural tfajlin, feminine tfajla)

  1. Diminutive of tifel (boy; child)
  2. (colloquial) kid