inġazza

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Maltese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nġazza (sometimes after a vowel, but i is usually considered part of the stem)

Etymology[edit]

From Sicilian nghiazzari, derived from ghiazzu, ghiacciu (ice), from Latin glacies.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈd͡ʒat.t͡sa/

Verb[edit]

inġazza (imperfect jinġazza, past participle inġazzat)

  1. (intransitive) to freeze; to turn in to ice
    Synonym: ffriża
  2. (intransitive) to be or feel very cold; to be freezing
    Synonym: reżaħ

Conjugation[edit]