xemx

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَمْس (šams), from Proto-Semitic *śamš-. The final -x may be due to a non-Arabic Semitic substrate in Northern Africa; compare Phoenician 𐤔𐤌𐤔 (šmš).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xemx f (plural xmux)

  1. the sun
    Ix-xemx hija stilla.
    The sun is a star.

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