żerniq

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Maltese[edit]

Żerniq

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic. Probably derived from the root ز ر ق (z-r-q) with the (early) sense shining, gleaming. Compare also the Aramaic root ܩ-ܪ-ܙ (z-r-q) meaning to shine, shining.

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Noun[edit]

żerniq m

  1. dawn (morning twilight period immediately before sunrise)

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