widna

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Maltese[edit]

Root
'-d-n
5 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أُذُن(ʾuḏun).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

widna f (plural widnejn)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. spy, informant

Inflection[edit]

    Inflected forms
Personal-pronoun-
including forms
singular plural
m f
1st person widinti widnitna
2nd person widintek widnitkom
3rd person widintu widnitha widnithom
  • Especially in informal Maltese, the possessive inflections of the plural are also used with singular meaning, then taking singular agreement, e.g. widnejh il-leminija (his right ear) instead of widintu l-leminija. This use occurs also with other paired body parts and is always restricted to the possessive.

Noun[edit]

widna f (plural udieni)

  1. ear-like handle of a pot