bniedem

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اِبْن آدَم(ibn ʾādam, man, human, literally son of Adam). The Maltese inflections by analogy with an active participle such as riekeb, riekba, rekbin (riding, astride).

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Noun[edit]

bniedem m (plural bnedmin, feminine bniedma)

  1. human, human being, man (male or unspecified sex)
    Synonym: uman (less common)

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