zija

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sicilian zia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zija f (plural zijiet)

  1. aunt
    • (Leviticus 18:14, King James Version)
      La tikxifx l-għera ta' ħu missierek, jiġifieri la tersaqx lejn martu, għax hi z-zija tiegħek.
      Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt

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