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See also: Malta, Málta, Maltā, and mälta

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish malta, in turn from German Malzbier

NounEdit

malta (uncountable)

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

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AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

NounEdit

malta f

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

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

malta

  1. The Maltese language.
Usage notesEdit
  • 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
DeclensionEdit
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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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

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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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

malta

  1. third-person singular past historic of malter

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

malta f (plural malte)

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

VerbEdit

malta

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly related to Malta.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: mal‧ta
  • Rhymes: -awtɐ

NounEdit

malta f (plural maltas)

  1. (collective, derogatory) a group of troublemakers or vagabonds; rabble
    Synonyms: cambada, canalha, corja, choldra, patuleia, súcia
  2. (collective) crowd, group
    Synonyms: gente, multidão
    • 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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SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. mortar

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Further readingEdit

  • malta in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English malt.

NounEdit

malta f (plural maltas)

  1. malt
  2. malta