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EtymologyEdit

From Malta +‎ -ese

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /malˈte.ze/
  • Hyphenation: mal‧té‧se[1]

AdjectiveEdit

maltese (masculine and feminine plural maltesi)

  1. Maltese

NounEdit

maltese m or f (plural maltesi)

  1. Maltese person

maltese m (plural maltesi)

  1. (only singular) The Maltese language
    Synonym: malti (rare)
  2. A Maltese coin from the 18th century
  3. A Maltese breed of dog

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Treccani, editor (accessed 10 March 2019), “maltése [Maltese]”, in Treccani [Treccani]‎[1] (in Italian)