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bajda etymology From Arabic بَيْضَة 〈baẙḍaẗ〉. pronunciation
  • /ˈbɐjdɐ/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. egg
  2. ovum
  3. (vulgar slang, usually pluralized) testicle
borża pronunciation
  • /ˈbɔrzɐ/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. bag
  2. (slang) scrotum
għandek pronunciation
  • /aːˁndɛk/
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}} (literally) at you, to you (colloquial) you have
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have. (Russian employs a similar construction.)
għandha
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}} (literally) at her, to her (colloquial) she has
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have. (Russian employs a similar construction.)
għandhom
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}} (literally) at them, to them (colloquial) they have
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have. (Russian employs a similar construction.)
għandi pronunciation
  • /aːˁndɪ/
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}} (literally) at me, to me (colloquial) I have
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have. (Russian employs a similar construction.)
għandkom
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}} (literally) at you (pl), to you (pl) (colloquial) you (pl) have
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have. (Russian employs a similar construction.)
għandna pronunciation
  • /aːˁnːɐ/
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}}
  • (literally) at us, to us
  • (colloquial) we have
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have.
għandu
preposition: {{head}}
  1. {{mt-prep-form}} (literally) at him/it, to him/it (colloquial) he/it has
  • In Maltese, this preposition is used to express to have. (Russian employs a similar construction.)
għoxx etymology From Arabic عش 〈ʿsẖ〉. pronunciation
  • /ɔˁːʃː/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) cunt vagina
jien Alternative forms: jiena etymology From Arabic أنا 〈ạ̉nạ〉, From Proto-Semitic *’anāk- 〈*’anāk-〉. pronunciation
  • /jɪːn/
pronoun: {{mt-personal pronoun}}
  1. I
  2. (colloquial) I am
  • In a standalone context absent of a conjugated verb, this takes on the present tense meaning of "to be".
liba pronunciation
  • /ˈliːbɐ/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) semen, sperm
Synonyms: sperma
nejka etymology Derivational nominalization of niek. pronunciation
  • /ˈnɛjkɐ/
noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) fuck (act of sexual intercourse)
related terms:
  • sess
  • niek
niek etymology From Arabic ناك 〈nạk〉. pronunciation
  • /nɪːk/
verb: {{mt-verb}}
  1. (vulgar) fuck, screw
patata etymology Borrowing from Italian patata, from Spanish patata. pronunciation
  • /pɐˈtaːtɐ/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. potato
  2. (slang) butt, backside, ass
qaħba etymology From Arabic قحبة 〈qḥbẗ〉.
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) prostitute
  2. (vulgar) whore
  3. harlot
sorm etymology Related to Maghrebi Arabic صَرْم 〈ṣar̊m〉. pronunciation
  • /sɔrm/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. (anatomy) (potentially vulgar) butt, buttocks, ass, arse
suf etymology From Arabic صُوف 〈ṣūf〉. pronunciation
  • /ˈsuːf/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. wool
  2. (slang) body hair (collectively)
  3. (slang) pubic hair, pubes (collectively)
tfajjel etymology diminutive of tifel. From Arabic طِفْل 〈ṭif̊l〉.
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. child
  2. (colloquial) kid
  3. little boy
related terms:
  • tfajla
  • tifel
tirma etymology Related to Algerian Arabic ترمة 〈trmẗ〉 (terma). The term possibly traces back to an old dialect word "ṯulma", meaning breach, hole, gap.Wortatlas der arabischen Dialekte, Band I: Mensch, Natur, Flora und Fauna. Brill, 2010. Possibly related to dialectal Arabic طيز 〈ṭyz〉. pronunciation
  • /ˈtɪrmɐ/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. (anatomy) anus, rectum
  2. (anatomy, vulgar) backside, ass, arse, buttocks
  3. (vulgar) asshole
related terms:
  • sorm
  • toqba tas-sorm
  • rektum
toqba tas-sorm pronunciation
  • /ˈtɔʔbɐ tɐˈsːɔrm/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) anus
żerriegħa etymology From Arabic زَرِيعَة 〈zarīʿaẗ〉 pronunciation
  • /zɛˈrːɪˁːɐ/
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. seed of a plant
  2. seed semen
Synonyms: (semen) sperma, (vulgar) liba
żobb etymology From Arabic زب 〈zb〉. pronunciation
  • [zɔpː]
noun: {{mt-noun}}
  1. dick, cock (vulgar slang for the penis) Żobbi kbir ħafna. My dick is really big.
żoċċ
noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar slang) penis, prick, cock
Synonyms: żobb

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