Maltese Nouns

Welcome to the third Maltese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Maltese to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
patata
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
tadam
onions
onions Audio
basal
carrots
carrots Audio
karrotta
fruits
fruits Audio
frott
apples
apples Audio
tuffieh
bananas
bananas Audio
banana
oranges
oranges Audio
laring

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + RulesMaltese
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
ghandek halib? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
ghandi halib u kaf� Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
huwa ghandu tliet tuffiehat Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
hi ghandha tuffieha wahda biss Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
ahna nghixu go dar zghira Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
jiena nhobb il-kolazzjon taghna Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
hobz
milk
milk Audio
halib
butter
butter Audio
butir
cheese
cheese Audio
gobon
coffee
coffee Audio
kaf�
sandwich
sandwich Audio
sandwic
meat
meat Audio
laham
chicken
chicken Audio
tigieg
fish
fish Audio
hut
breakfast
breakfast Audio
kolazzjon
lunch
lunch Audio
ikla ta' nofsinhar
dinner
dinner Audio
ikla ta' filghaxija

Conversation in Maltese

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

EnglishMaltese
Do you speak (English/ Maltese)?titkellem (bl-ingliz/ bil-malti)? Audio
Just a littleftit Audio
I like Maltesejoghgobni l-malti Audio
Can I practice with you?nista' nipprattika mieghek? Audio
How old are you?kemm ghandek zmien? Audio
I'm thirty three years oldjien ghandi 33 sena Audio
It was nice talking to youhadt pjacir nitkellem mieghek Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Maltese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Maltese Adjectives       Maltese Adjectives

Maltese Plural       Maltese Plural


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