Maltese Vocabulary

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Maltese Vocabulary

Learning the Maltese Vocabulary displayed below is vital to the language. Maltese vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyMaltese Vocabulary
VocabularyVokabolarju
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MondayIt-Tnejn
TuesdayIt-Tlieta
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Saturdayis-Sibt
Sundayil-Ħadd
timeħin
hoursiegħa
minuteminuta
secondsekonda

List of Vocabulary in Maltese

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

English VocabularyMaltese Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorskuluri
blackiswed (masc.) / sewda (fem.) / suwed (Pl.)
blueblu (m, f, pl.)
brownkannella (m, f, pl.)
graygriż (masc.) / griża (fem.) / griżi (Pl.)
greenaħdar (masc.) / ħadra (fem.) / ħodor (Pl.)
orangeoranġjo (m, f, pl.)
purplevjola (m, f, pl.)
redaħmar (masc.) / ħamra (fem.) / ħomor (Pl.)
whiteabjad (masc.) / bajda (fem.) / bojod (Pl.)
yellowisfar (masc.) / safra (fem.) / sofor (Pl.)
sizesdaqsijiet
bigkbir (masc.)/kbira (fem.)/kbar (Pl.)
deepfond (masc.) / fonda (fem.) / fondi (Pl.)
longtwil (masc.) / twila (fem.) / twal (Pl.)
narrowdejjaq (masc.) / dejqa (fem.) / dojoq (Pl.)
shortqasir (masc.) / qasira (fem.) / qosra (Pl.)
smallżgħir (masc.)/żgħira (fem.)/żgħar (Pl.)
talltwil (masc.) / twila (fem.) / twal (Pl.)
thickoħxon (masc.) / ħoxna (fem.) / ħoxnin (Pl.)
thinrqiq (masc.) / rqiqa (fem.) / rqaq (Pl.)
widewiesgħa (m, f) / wiesgħin (Pl.)
tastestogħmiet
bittermorr (masc.) / morra (fem.) / morri (Pl.)
freshfrisk (masc.) / friska (fem.) / friski (Pl.)
saltymielaħ (masc.) / mielħa (fem.) / mielħa (Pl.)
sourqares (masc.) / qarsa (fem.) / qarsa (Pl.)
spicypikkanti (m, f, pl.)
sweetħelu (masc.) / ħelwa (fem.) / ħelwin (Pl.)
qualitieskwalitajiet
badħażin (masc.) / ħażina (fem.) / ħżiena (Pl.)
cleannadif (masc.) / nadifa (fem.) / nodfa (Pl.)
darkmudlam (masc.) / mudlama (fem.) / mudlama (Pl.)
difficultdiffiċli (m, f, pl.)
dirtymaħmuġ (masc.), maħmuġa (fem.) / maħmuġin (Pl.)
dryxott (masc.) / xotta (fem.) / xotti (Pl.)
easyfaċli (m, f, pl.)
emptyvojt (masc.) / vojta (fem.) / vojta (Pl.)
expensivegħoli (masc.) / għolja (fem.) / għoljin (Pl.)
fastmgħaġġel (masc.) / mgħaġġla (fem.) / mgħaġġlin (Pl.)
foreignbarrani (masc.) / barranija (fem.) / barranin (Pl.)
fullsħiħ (masc.) / sħiħa (fem.) / sħaħ (Pl.)
goodtajjeb (masc.) / tajba (fem.) / tajbin (Pl.)
hardiebes (masc.) / iebsa (fem.) / ebsin (Pl.)
heavytqil (masc.) / tqila (fem.) / tqal (Pl.)
inexpensiverħis (masc.) / rħisa (fem.) / rħas (Pl.)
lightħafif (masc.) / ħafifa (fem.) / ħfief (Pl.)
locallokali (m, f, pl.)
newġdid (masc.) / ġdida (fem.) / ġodda (Pl.)
noisystorbjuż (masc.) / storbjuża (fem.) / storbjużi (Pl.)
oldqadim (masc.) / qadima (fem.) / qodma (Pl.)
powerfulqawwi (masc.) / qawwija (fem.) / qawwija (Pl.)
quietkwiet (masc.) / kwieta (fem.) / kwieti (Pl.)
correctkorrett (masc.) / korretta (fem.) / korretti (Pl.)
slowbilmod (m, f, pl.)
softartab (masc.) / ratba (fem.) / rotob (Pl.)
veryħafna (m, f, pl.)
weakdgħajjef (masc.) / dgħajfa (fem.) / dgħajfa (Pl.)
wetimxarrab (masc.) / imxarrba (fem.) / imxarrbin (Pl.)
wrongżbaljat (masc.) / żbaljata (fem.) / żbaljati (Pl.)
youngżgħir (masc.) / żgħira (fem.) / żgħar (Pl.)
foodIkel
almondslewż
breadħobż
breakfastkolazzjon
butterbutir
candykandju
cheeseġobon
chickentiġieġ
cuminkemmun
dessertdeżerta
dinnerpranzu / ikla ta' filgħaxija
fishħut
fruitfrott
ice creamġelat
lambħaruf
lemonlumi
lunchikla ta' nofsinhar / pranzu
mealikla
meatlaħam
ovenforn
pepperbżar
plantspjanti
porkmajjal
saladinsalata
saltmelħ
sandwichsandwiċ
sausagezalzett
soupsoppa
sugarzokkor
supperikla ta' filgħaxija
turkeydundjan
appletuffieħ
bananatal-banana
orangeslarinġ
peachesħawħ
peanutkarawett
pearslanġas
pineappleananas
grapesgħeneb
strawberriesfrawli
vegetablesħaxix
carrotkarrotta / zunnarija
cornqamħ
cucumberħjara
garlictewm
lettuceħass
olivesżebbuġ
onionsbasal
peppersbżar
potatoespatata
pumpkinqargħa ħamra
beansfażola
tomatoestadam
alligatoralligatur
alligatorsalligaturi
bearors
bearsorsijiet
birdgħasfur
birdsgħasafar
bullbarri
bullsbarrin
catqattus
catsqtates
cowbaqra
cowsbaqar
deerċerv (S) / ċriev (Pl.)
many deerħafna ċriev
dogkelb
dogsklieb
donkeyħmar
donkeysħmir
eagleajkla
eaglesajkli
elephantIljunfant
elephantsiljunfanti
giraffeġiraffa
giraffesġiraffi
goatmogħoż
goatsmogħoż
horseżiemel
horsesżwiemel
lionljun
lionsljuni
monkeyxadina
monkeysxadini
mouseġurdien
miceġrieden
rabbitfenek
rabbitsfniek
snakeserp
snakessriep
tigertigra
tigerstigri
wolflupu
wolveslpup
objectsoġġetti
bathroomkamra tal-banju
bedsodda
bedroomkamra tas-sodda
ceilingsaqaf
chairsiġġu
clothesħwejjeġ
coatkowt
cupkikkra
deskdesk
dresslibsa
floorart
forkfurketta
furnituregħamara
glassħġieġ
hatkappell
housedar
inklinka
jacketġakketta
kitchenkċina
knifesikkina
lamplampa
letterittra
mapmappa
newspapergazzetta
notebookktejjeb tan-noti
pantsqalziet
paperkarta
penpinna
pencillapes
pharmacyspiżerija
picturestampa
plateplatt
refrigeratorfriġġ
restaurantristorant
roofsaqaf
roomkamra
rugtapit
scissorsmqass
shampooxampù
shirtqmis
shoesżarbun (S) / żraben (Pl.)
soapsapuna (S) / sapun (Pl.)
sockskalzetti
spoonmgħarfa
tablemejda
toilettojlit
toothbrushtoothbrush (xkupilja tas-snien)
toothpastetoothpaste
towelxugaman
umbrellaumbrella
underwearħwejjeġ ta' taħt
wallħajt
walletkartiera
windowtieqa
telephonetelefown
thisdan
thatdak
thesedawn
thosedawk
Questions
how?kif?
what?xiex?
who?min?
why?għaliex?
where?fejn?
different objectsoġġetti differenti
artarti
bankbank
beachbajja
bookktieb
by bicyclebir-rota
by busbil-karozza tal-linja
by carbil-karozza
by trainbil-ferrovija
cafekafetterija
countrypajjiż
desertdeżert
dictionarydizzjunarju
earthdinja
flowersfjuri
footballfutbol
forestforesta
gamelogħba
gardenġnien
geographyġografija
historystorja
housedar
islandgżira
lakelag
librarylibrerija
mathmatematika
moonqamar
mountainmuntanji
moviesfilms
musicmużika
oceanoċean
officeuffiċċju
on footbil-mixi
playerplejer
riverxmara
sciencexjenza
seabaħar
skysema
soccersoker
starsstilla
supermarketsupermarkit
swimming poolpixxina
theaterteatru
treesiġra
weathertemp
bad weathertemp ħażin
cloudyimsaħħab
coldkiesaħ
coolfrisk / biered
foggyimċajpar
hotjaħraq / sħun
nice weatherbnazzi / temp sabiħ
pouringxita qawwija
rainxita
rainingix-xita
snowborra
snowingjinżel is-silġ
icesilġ
sunnyxemxi (masc.) / xemxija (fem.)
windyriħ
springrebbiegħa
summersajf
autumnħarifa
winterxitwa
peoplenies
auntzija
babytarbija
brotherħu
cousinkuġin (masc.) / kuġina (fem.)
daughterbint
dentistdentist
doctortabib
fathermissier
grandfathernannu
grandmothernanna
husbandraġel
motheromm
nephewneputi
nieceneputija
nurseinfermiera
policemanpulizija
postmanpustier
professorprofessur
soniben
teachergħalliem
uncleziju
wifemara

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