qroqqa

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Maltese[edit]

Qroqqa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic. Compare "qərqa" and rural Syrian Arabic "krikka".[1] Ultimately onomatopoetic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

qroqqa f (plural qrejjaq)

  1. laying or brooding hen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wortatlas der arabischen Dialekte, Band I: Mensch, Natur, Flora und Fauna. Brill, 2010.