nofsinhar

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نِصْف النَّهَار(niṣf an-nahār, midday; meridian). Equivalent to nofs (mid, half) +‎ nhar (day). The “south” sense is a calque of Italian mezzogiorno.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nofsinhar m

  1. midday
  2. south

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points) punti tal-kumpass;
majjistral tramuntana
(xmiel)
grigal
punent
(għarb)
Compass rose simple plain.svg lvant
(xerq)
lbiċ nofsinhar
(qibla)
xlokk


Derived terms[edit]