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EtymologyEdit

From Malta (Malta) +‎ -iete, or maltietis (Maltese) +‎ -e ([fem.]).

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NounEdit

maltiete f (5th declension, masculine form: maltietis)

  1. a (female) Maltese, a woman from Malta
    esmu maltiete, bet arī latviete!I am (a female) Maltese, but also Latvian!
    meitenes nebija maltietes pēc tautībasthe girls were not Maltese by nationality

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