maltisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malta (Malta) +‎ -isks.

Adjective[edit]

maltisks (definite maltiskais, comparative maltiskāks, superlative vismaltiskākais, adverb maltiski)

  1. Maltese (relating to the Maltese language; relating to the Maltese or to Malta)
    maltiskā versijathe Maltese version (of a legend)

Usage notes[edit]

English “Maltese” as an attributive adjective usually corresponds in Latvian to maltiešu, the genitive plural form of maltietis. The adjective maltisks is commonly used as a predicate (“this is Maltese”), or in its adverbial form maltiski.

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