elef

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic آلاف (ʔālāf).

Numeral[edit]

elef (pl)

  1. plural form of elf

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is used with the numbers three and above to indicate "thousand":
ħamest elef -- five thousand
tmint elef -- eight thousand

Noun[edit]

elef (pl)

  1. thousands