aħrax

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَحْرَش(ʾaḥraš, rough, coarse). Unrelated to English harsh, though speakers may now identify them with each other (cf. especially the feminine form).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aħrax (feminine singular ħarxa, plural ħorox)

  1. rough; coarse
  2. harsh; ruthless

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