Abbattut

Dejected, depressed.

Source: Italian

Plural: Abbattuti

Abborriment

Abhorrence, loathing.

Source: Italian

Plural: Abborrimenti

Abborrixxa

To loathe, detest.

Source: Italian

Astju

Rancour, bitterness, spitefulness.

Source: Italian

Bagħad

To hate.

B-GĦ-D

 

Bagħda

Hatred, dislike.

Root: B-GĦ-D

 

Bagħgħad

To cause hatred.

 

Balla fuq l-istonku

Espressjoni: anzjeta’, dwejjaq, ħsieb u inkwiet li wieħed jixtieq jeħles minnu.

Expression: LT: ‘a ball on his stomach’ – stated to describe an anxiety or worry that one wishes to get rid of.

Baqa’ bil-lasta f’idu

Expression: ‘he remained with the staff in his hand’ – he worked for nothing, remained disappointed.

Ref: JA

 

Baramlu

English: Changed his mind, Got a sudden fit of temper

Sors: Għarbi

Għerq: B-R-M

Barbàr

English: One who speaks in an alien tongue; grumbler, moaner.

Bejka

Light sob. Whimpering – also used to describe certain sounds made by lambs and sheep which sound like little cries.

Sors: Għarbi

Għerq: B-K-J

Beka sa ma ħarġet qalbu

Expression: ‘He cried his heart out’