Maltese

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian sillabare.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /(ɪ)sˈsɪl.la.ba/, (colloquial) /(ɪ)s.sɪlˈlaː.ba/
  • Rhymes: -ɪllaba, (colloquial) -aːba

Verb

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ssillaba (imperfect jissillaba, past participle ssillabat or sillabat, verbal noun ssillabar or sillabar)

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Conjugation

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    Conjugation of ssillaba
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m ssillabajt ssillabajt ssillaba ssillabajna ssillabajtu ssillabaw
f ssillabat
imperfect m nissillaba tissillaba jissillaba nissillabaw tissillabaw jissillabaw
f tissillaba
imperative ssillaba ssillabaw
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