saff

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Maltese[edit]

Root
s-f-f
4 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَفّ(ṣaff).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saff m (plural saffi or saffijiet or (archaic) sfuf)

  1. layer
  2. row

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saff

  1. Alternative form of sauf

Preposition[edit]

saff

  1. Alternative form of sauf

Conjunction[edit]

saff

  1. Alternative form of sauf

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle English sauf, from Old French sauf, from Latin salvus, from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂wós. Doublet of seff.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saff (feminine singular saff, plural saff, equative saffed, comparative saffach, superlative saffaf, not mutable)

  1. safe
    Synonyms: diogel, sicr

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “saff”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies