ħadd

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See also: hadd

Maltese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic خَدّ(ḵadd, cheek).

Noun[edit]

ħadd m (plural ħaddejn)

  1. (anatomy) cheek

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أَحَد(ʾaḥad, one, anybody).

Pronoun[edit]

ħadd

  1. (chiefly with a negative) nobody
  2. (chiefly with xi) somebody; anybody
Usage notes[edit]
  • Though the meaning “nobody” generally requires another negative, it is the default meaning. For example: Min jaf? – Ħadd. (Who knows? – Nobody.)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic أَحَد(ʾaḥad, Sunday, the first day of the week).

Noun[edit]

ħadd m (plural ħdud)

  1. Alternative spelling of Ħadd