Maltese Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Maltese Prepositions which is also called Malti, check our courses about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Maltese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Maltese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Maltese Prepositions

Learning the Maltese Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Maltese prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsMaltese Prepositions
PrepositionsPrepożizzjonijiet
inside the houseġewwa d-dar
outside the carbarra l-karozza
with memiegħi
without himmingħajru
under the tabletaħt il-mejda
after tomorrowwara għada
before sunsetqabel inżul ix-xemx
but I'm busyimma jien għandi x'nagħmel

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Maltese.

List of Prepositions in Maltese

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Maltese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Maltese vocabulary.

English PrepositionsMaltese Prepositions
aboutdwar
abovefuq
acrossminn naħa għal oħra
afterwara
againstkontra
amongfost
aroundmadwar
askif
atfi
beforeqabel
behindwara
belowtaħt
beneathtaħt
besideħdejn
betweenbejn
beyondlil hinn
butimma
byminn
despiteminkejja
downisfel
duringmatul
exceptħlief
forgħall- / għal
fromminn
infi
insideġewwa
intofi
nearqrib
nextħdejn
ofta'
onfuq
oppositeoppost (masc.) / opposta (fem.) / opposti (Pl.)
outbarra
outsidebarra
overfuq
perkull
plusflimkien ma'
roundtond
sinceperess
thanminn
throughpermezz
tillsa
tolejn / għall- / għal
towardlejn
undertaħt
unlikedifferenti
untilsakemm
upsa
viapermezz
withma' / bi
withinfi
withoutmingħajr
two wordsżewġ kelmiet
according toskont
because ofminħabba
close toqrib
due tominħabba
except forħlief għall- / ħlief għal
far frombogħod minn
inside ofġo
instead ofminflok
near toqrib
next toħdejn
outside ofbarra
prior toqabel
three wordstliet kelmiet
as far assa fejn
as well askif ukoll
in addition toflimkien ma'
in front ofquddiem
in spite ofminkejja
on behalf off'isem
on top offuq
demonstrative pronounsprepożizzjonijiet dimostrattivi
thisdan
thatdak
thesedawn
thosedawk

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Maltese. Once you're done with the Malti Prepositions, you might want to check the rest of our Maltese lessons here: Learn Maltese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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