Maltese Adjectives

Welcome to the second Maltese lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Maltese to help you practice your daily phrases.

black
black Audio
iswed
grey
grey Audio
griz
white
white Audio
abjad
blue
blue Audio
blu
green
green Audio
ahdar
yellow
yellow Audio
isfar
red
red Audio
ahmar
brown
brown Audio
kannella

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
Maltese
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
id-dar tieghi hija bajda Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
il-pajjiz tieghek huwa kbir Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
kotba godda huma ghaljin Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
ahna kuntenti hawn Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
hi ghandha tlett iklieb zghar Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
din il-lingwa hija facli hafna Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
jien ghandi serra zghira Audio

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold Audio
kiesah
hot
hot Audio
jahraq
cloudy
cloudy Audio
imsahhab
rainy
rainy Audio
ix-xita
snowy
snowy Audio
jinzel is-silg
sunny
sunny Audio
xemxi
windy
windy Audio
rih
warm
warm Audio
shun

Conversation in Maltese

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
Maltese
hi
hi! Audio
how are you?
kif int? Audio
I'm good, thank you
jien tajjeb grazzi Audio
and you?
u int? Audio
what is your name?
x'jismek? Audio
my name is Maya
jien jisimni maya Audio
nice to meet you
ghandi pjacir! Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Maltese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Maltese Alphabet   Maltese Alphabet

Maltese Nouns   Maltese Nouns



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