Malta

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See also: malta, Málta, Maltā, mälta, and Maltą

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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 Malta (disambiguation) on Wikipedia
Satellite image of Malta

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Melita, from Ancient Greek Μελίτη (Melítē), which is disputed; from a Phoenician root 𐤌𐤋𐤈(mlṭ), meaning "refuge" or from Ancient Greek μέλι, μέλιτος (méli, mélitos, honey). More at Wikipedia-logo.svg Malta § Etymology on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɔːl.tə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɑl.tə/, /ˈmɔl.tə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːltə

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. A European country in the Mediterranean Sea. Official name: Republic of Malta
  2. The largest island of the Maltese Archipelago.
  3. A small city, the county seat of Phillips County, Montana, United States.

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Translations[edit]

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Acehnese[edit]

Acehnese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta

Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /malta/, [mal̪.t̪a]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta inan

  1. Malta

Declension[edit]

Declension of Malta (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive Malta
ergative Maltak
dative Maltari
genitive Maltaren
comitative Maltarekin
causative Maltarengatik
benefactive Maltarentzat
instrumental Maltaz
inessive Maltan
locative Maltako
allative Maltara
terminative Maltaraino
directive Maltarantz
destinative Maltarako
ablative Maltatik
partitive Maltarik
prolative Maltatzat

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

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Malta f

  1. Malta

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Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta (a country in Europe)

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta

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Further reading[edit]

  • Malta in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Malta in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Melita, from Ancient Greek Μελίτη (Melítē), which is disputed; from a Phoenician root 𐤌𐤋𐤈(mlṭ), meaning "refuge" or from Ancient Greek μέλι, μελίτος (méli, melítos, honey). More at Malta.

The name of the neighbourhood is first attested as Maltha in 1641. It was named after the island in honour of the Battle of Malta of 1565.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mal‧ta

Proper noun[edit]

Malta n

  1. Malta
  2. A neighbourhood of Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, Netherlands.

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈmɑltɑ/

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta (country)
  2. Malta (island)

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Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑltɑ/, [ˈmɑlt̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑltɑ
  • Syllabification: Mal‧ta

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Malta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Malta
genitive Maltan
partitive Maltaa
illative Maltaan
singular plural
nominative Malta
accusative nom. Malta
gen. Maltan
genitive Maltan
partitive Maltaa
inessive Maltassa
elative Maltasta
illative Maltaan
adessive Maltalla
ablative Maltalta
allative Maltalle
essive Maltana
translative Maltaksi
instructive
abessive Maltatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Malta (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Maltani Maltamme
2nd person Maltasi Maltanne
3rd person Maltansa

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Gagauz[edit]

Gagauz Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta (an island and country in Europe)

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

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Malta n (proper noun, genitive Maltas or (optionally with an article) Malta)

  1. Malta (an island and country in Southern Europe)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Malta” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Ido[edit]

Ido Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmal.ta/
  • Rhymes: -alta
  • Hyphenation: Màl‧ta

Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta

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Latvian[edit]

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 Malta on Latvian Wikipedia
Malta (Eiropā)
Maltas karogs
Maltas, Goco un Komino salas

Etymology[edit]

The origin of this word is disputed. It may come from a Phoenician root 𐤌𐤋𐤈(mlṭ), meaning “refuge”, or from the Ancient Greek word μέλι, μελίτος (méli, melítos, honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Malta f (4th declension)

  1. Malta (island in the Mediterranean, the largest of the islands that form the country of Malta)
    Maltas salaMalta island
    Maltas salā atrodas valsts galvaspilsētathe country's capital is located on the island of Malta
  2. Malta (country in the Mediterranean, comprising several islandsMalta, Gozo, Comino — with Valletta as its capital)
    Maltas karogsthe flag of Malta
    1964. gada 21. septembrī Malta ieguva neatkarību no Apvienotās Karalisteson September 21st, 1964, Malta gained (its) independence from the United Kingdom

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Lithuanian[edit]

Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lt

Proper noun[edit]

Málta f

  1. Malta

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Maltese[edit]

Maltese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia mt

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مالْطَا(mālṭā), from Latin Melita, from Ancient Greek Μελίτη (Melítē). Further origin uncertain.

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country in Europe)
  2. Malta (an island in Europe)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

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Occitan[edit]

Occitan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

nouns
adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • Malta in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Malta in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Melite, which is disputed; from a Phoenician root 𐤌𐤋𐤈(mlṭ), meaning "refuge" or from Ancient Greek μέλι, μελίτος (méli, melítos, honey). More at Malta.

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Malta f

  1. Malta (an archipelago and country in Europe, in the Mediterranean)

Usage notes[edit]

Malta is never indicated by an article; see usage notes for Portugal.


Sardinian[edit]

Sardinian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Malta ?

  1. Malta (a country in Europe)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâːlta/
  • Hyphenation: Mal‧ta

Proper noun[edit]

Mȃlta f (Cyrillic spelling Ма̑лта)

  1. Malta

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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta f (genitive Malty, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Malta (an island and country in Europe)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Malta in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mȃlta f

  1. Malta

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nominative Málta
genitive Málte
singular
nominative Málta
accusative Málto
genitive Málte
dative Málti
locative Málti
instrumental Málto

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Further reading[edit]

  • Malta”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Melite, which is disputed; from a Phoenician root 𐤌𐤋𐤈(mlṭ), meaning "refuge" or from Ancient Greek μέλι, μελίτος (méli, melítos, honey). More at Malta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalta/, [ˈmal̪.t̪a]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta f

  1. Malta
    Synonym: República de Malta

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta n (genitive Maltas)

  1. Malta

Tagalog[edit]

Tagalog Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tl

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Malta (Malta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalta/, [ˈmaltɐ]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish مالطه(Malta)

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

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Turkmen[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

Uzbek[edit]

Uzbek Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia uz

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta

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West Frisian[edit]

West Frisian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fy

Proper noun[edit]

Malta

  1. Malta