koxxa

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sicilian coscia (thigh), from Latin coxa (hip”, later also “thigh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koxxa f (plural koxox or koxxtejn or kxiex)

  1. (anatomy) thigh
    Synonym: wirk

Usage notes[edit]

  • Both koxox and the original dual koxxtejn are used interchangeably for the plural. Only the dual form is possible with personal suffixes.