A. To promise. B. To be promising.
A. A word, A remark. B. A promise.
Plural: Kliem, kelmiet
A guarantee, a promise.
A true man’s word, a gentleman’s word.
or kiser kelmtu. – he broke his word, his promise.
Expression: He did not keep his word.
He relied on his word (to keep a promise).
Expression: ‘They gave their word to each other’ , they took the marriage vows.
Expression: ‘He promised heaven and earth.’ Stated of someone who makes exaggerated promises that raise false hopes.
He kept his word.
To take an oath.
Plural: Ħlif. ħalfiet
The taking of an oath.