maltês

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See also: maltes, maltés, and maltès

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Etymology 1[edit]

Malta (Malta) +‎ -ês (-ese).

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maltês m (plural malteses, feminine maltesa, feminine plural maltesas)

  1. Maltese (inhabitant of Malta)
  2. (uncountable) Maltese (Semitic language of Malta)
  3. a knight of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
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maltês m (feminine singular maltesa, masculine plural malteses, feminine plural maltesas, not comparable)

  1. Maltese (of Malta)
  2. Maltese (of the Maltese language)
  3. (of a cat) whose fur is primarily blue or gray
  4. of of relating to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
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Etymology 2[edit]

Malta (group of itinerant workers or vagabonds) +‎ -ês (-ese), from Malta (Malta).

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maltês m (plural malteses, feminine maltesa, feminine plural maltesas)

  1. day labourer
  2. vagabond
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