farruġ

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَرُّوج (farrūǧ). Compare Hebrew אֶפְרוֹחַ (ʾefrṓaḥ), פַּרְגִּית (pargîṯ) and Classical Syriac ܦܪܘܓܐ (parruɣɑ(ʔ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɐˈrːuːt͡ʃ/

Noun[edit]

farruġ m (plural frareġ)

  1. chicken, chick
  2. European roller (Coracias garrulus)

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