nofs

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Maltese[edit]

Maltese numbers (edit)
2
    Cardinal: tnejn
    Ordinal: it-tieni
    Adverbial: darbtejn
    Fractional: nofs

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نِصْف(niṣf) with darkening of -i- by influence of the following emphatic and subsequent metathesis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nofs m (plural nofsijiet)

  1. half (one of two parts, especially when equal)
  2. middle (area where two equal halves meet)

Derived terms[edit]