ziju

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sicilian ziu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ziju m (plural zijiet)

  1. uncle
    • (Leviticus 10:4, King James Version)
      Mosè sejjaħ lil Misael u lil Elsafan, ulied Għużżijel, iz-ziju ta' Aron.
      And Moses called Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle of Aaron.

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