Maltese Plural

Welcome to the fourth Maltese lesson about the plural. This time we will learn about the singular form and what it looks like in the plural, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of emergency phrases.

book
book Audio
ktieb
books
books Audio
kotba
car
car Audio
karozza
cars
cars Audio
karozzi
tree
tree Audio
sigra
trees
trees Audio
sigar
flower
flower Audio
fjura
flowers
flowers Audio
fjuri

Plural Grammar Rules

The plural is the form which refers to more than one object or person. For example: I speak two languages the plural here is [languages] because it refers to more than one [language]. The examples below use plurals in different ways and places to demonstrate how they look when converted from their singular form.

Grammar + RulesMaltese
I speak one language
[singular form]
jiena nitkellem lingwa wahda Audio
we speak three languages
[plural noun]
ahna nitkellmu tliet lingwi Audio
he visits many countries
[adverb + plural noun]
hu jzur hafna pajjizi Audio
they are happy now
[plural pronoun]
huma kuntenti issa Audio
she has five red shoes
[adjective + plural noun]
hi ghandha hames zraben homor Audio
I want a sandwich without onions
[preposition + plural noun]
irrid sandwic minghajr basal Audio

The following is a list of examples showing both the singular and plural form. This demonstrates how the plural is used with humans, objects and animals.

woman
woman Audio
mara
women
women Audio
nisa
man
man Audio
ragel
men
men Audio
irgiel
house
house Audio
dar
houses
houses Audio
djar
cup
country Audio
tazza
cups
countries Audio
tazzi
cow
cow Audio
baqra
cows
cows Audio
baqar
horse
horse Audio
ziemel
horses
horses Audio
zwiemel

Emergency Phrases

Now it's time to practice your Maltese by looking at these phrases which are related to emergencies. Be prepared when traveling abroad, just in case you need help or by offering help to someone else. I recommend writing these expressions down on a notebook before traveling.

EnglishMaltese
Helpajjut! Audio
Call the ambulancecempel l-ambulanza! Audio
I need a doctorghandi bzonn tabib Audio
Where is the closest pharmacy?fejn hi l-eqreb spizerija? Audio
Are you okay?kollox sew? Audio
I am sickqed ihossni hazin Audio
Call the policecempel il-pulizija! Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the plural in Maltese? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Maltese Nouns       Maltese Nouns

Maltese Gender       Maltese Gender


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