malta

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See also: Malta, Málta, Maltā, and mälta

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish malta, in turn from German Malzbier

Noun[edit]

malta (uncountable)

  1. A non-alcoholic carbonated malt beverage, popular in Latin America

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

malta f

  1. mortar (mixture used for bonding bricks and stones)

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

malta

  1. The Maltese language.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The Finnish usage is changing with respect to the Maltese. The preferred term has until recently been maltan kieli, but at least the European Union is using malta. The development is logical, since this is the normal way to form names of languages in Finnish.
  • See also usage notes under englanti
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
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Verb[edit]

malta

  1. Indicative present connegative form of malttaa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of malttaa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of malttaa.

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French[edit]

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malta

  1. third-person singular past historic of malter

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maltha, from Ancient Greek μάλθα (máltha).

Noun[edit]

malta f (plural malte)

  1. mortar (mixture of lime or cement, sand, and water)

Verb[edit]

malta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of maltare
  2. second-person singular imperative of maltare

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly related to Malta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mal‧ta
  • Rhymes: -awtɐ

Noun[edit]

malta f (plural maltas)

  1. (collective, pejorative) a group of troublemakers or vagabonds; rabble
  2. (collective) crowd, group
    • 1899, Coelho Neto, “XIV”, in A Conquista:
      Todos os jornais abolicionistas anunciaram e, no dia aprazado, à tarde, um homem misterioso apareceu na redação para prevenir o intrépido jornalista: "que uma grande malta estava assalariada para invadir o teatro no momento em que o primeiro orador aparecesse na tribuna".
  3. farm workers, especially those working seasonally

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Slovak[edit]

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Noun[edit]

malta f (genitive singular malty, nominative plural malty, genitive plural mált, declension pattern of žena)

  1. mortar

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Further reading[edit]

  • malta in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English malt.

Noun[edit]

malta f (plural maltas)

  1. malt
  2. malta