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

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Borrowed from Italian Malta or its source Maltese Malta, from Arabicمَالِطَا(māliṭā), ⁧مَالِطَة(māliṭa) (modern ⁧مَالْطَا(mālṭā)), 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   Malta § Etymology on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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

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Malta

  1. A country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea. Official name: Republic of Malta. Capital: Valletta.
  2. The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta.
  3. A small city, the county seat of Phillips County, Montana, United States.

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea; capital: Valletta)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta; capital: Valletta)

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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  • IPA(key): /malta/ [mal̪.t̪a]
  • Rhymes: -alta
  • Hyphenation: Mal‧ta

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Malta inan

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta f (related adjective maltský, demonym Malťan)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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  • Malta in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Malta in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Malta in Internetová jazyková příručka

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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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.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑl.taː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mal‧ta

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Malta n

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)
  3. A neighbourhood of Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, Netherlands.

References edit

  • van Berkel, Gerard; Samplonius, Kees (2018), “malta”, in Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN

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Etymology edit

From Maltese Malta.

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

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Malta (genitive Malta, partitive Maltat)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Declension of Malta (ÕS type 16/pere, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative Malta
accusative nom.
gen. Malta
genitive
partitive Maltat
illative Maltasse
inessive Maltas
elative Maltast
allative Maltale
adessive Maltal
ablative Maltalt
translative Maltaks
terminative Maltani
essive Maltana
abessive Maltata
comitative Maltaga

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From Italian Malta.

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

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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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
abessive Maltatta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Malta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Maltani
accusative nom. Maltani
gen. Maltani
genitive Maltani
partitive Maltaani
inessive Maltassani
elative Maltastani
illative Maltaani
adessive Maltallani
ablative Maltaltani
allative Maltalleni
essive Maltanani
translative Maltakseni
abessive Maltattani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Maltasi
accusative nom. Maltasi
gen. Maltasi
genitive Maltasi
partitive Maltaasi
inessive Maltassasi
elative Maltastasi
illative Maltaasi
adessive Maltallasi
ablative Maltaltasi
allative Maltallesi
essive Maltanasi
translative Maltaksesi
abessive Maltattasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Maltamme
accusative nom. Maltamme
gen. Maltamme
genitive Maltamme
partitive Maltaamme
inessive Maltassamme
elative Maltastamme
illative Maltaamme
adessive Maltallamme
ablative Maltaltamme
allative Maltallemme
essive Maltanamme
translative Maltaksemme
abessive Maltattamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Maltanne
accusative nom. Maltanne
gen. Maltanne
genitive Maltanne
partitive Maltaanne
inessive Maltassanne
elative Maltastanne
illative Maltaanne
adessive Maltallanne
ablative Maltaltanne
allative Maltallenne
essive Maltananne
translative Maltaksenne
abessive Maltattanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Maltansa
accusative nom. Maltansa
gen. Maltansa
genitive Maltansa
partitive Maltaansa
inessive Maltassaan
Maltassansa
elative Maltastaan
Maltastansa
illative Maltaansa
adessive Maltallaan
Maltallansa
ablative Maltaltaan
Maltaltansa
allative Maltalleen
Maltallensa
essive Maltanaan
Maltanansa
translative Maltakseen
Maltaksensa
abessive Maltattaan
Maltattansa
instructive
comitative

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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  • Malta” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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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).

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Malta f (4th declension)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)
    Maltas salaMalta island
    Maltas salā atrodas valsts galvaspilsētathe country's capital is located on the island of Malta
  3. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea) (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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Málta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Inherited from Arabicمَالِطَا(māliṭā), ⁧مَالِطَة(māliṭa) (modern ⁧مَالْطَا(mālṭā)), from Latin Melita, from Ancient Greek Μελίτη (Melítē).

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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  • For the sake of clarity and/or inclusiveness, the country as a whole may be referred to with terms such as Malta u Għawdex (Malta and Gozo), pajjiżna (our country), or il-gżejjer tagħna (our islands).

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  • English: Malta
  • Italian: Malta

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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

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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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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaw.tɐ/ [ˈmaʊ̯.tɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaw.ta/ [ˈmaʊ̯.ta]

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea; official name: República de Malta)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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

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Malta ?

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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

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Mȃlta f (Cyrillic spelling Ма̑лта)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta f (genitive singular Malty, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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  • Malta”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Mȃlta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nominative Málta
genitive Málte
singular
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
Málta
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
dative
(dajȃlnik)
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
Málti
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
Málto

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

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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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  • IPA(key): /ˈmalta/ [ˈmal̪.t̪a]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -alta
  • Syllabification: Mal‧ta

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Malta f

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea; official name: República de Malta)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta n (genitive Maltas)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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From Spanish Malta (Malta).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmalta/, [ˈmal.tɐ]

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Malta (Baybayin spelling ᜋᜎ᜔ᜆ)

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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From Ottoman Turkishمالطه(Malta).

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)

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Malta

  1. Malta (a country and archipelago in Southern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea)
  2. Malta (The largest island of the Maltese archipelago of Malta)