Maltese has both possessive pronouns and possessive suffixes. Maltese Possessive suffixes are usually only used for body parts, words denoting kinship and words denoting familiar locations. In other cases, possessive pronouns are used. The Maltese possessive pronoun for 'our' is 'tagħna'. Unlike English, the word 'tagħna' is placed after the noun. The Maltese possessive suffix for 'our' is '-na'.
Maltese is spoken by about 400,000 people in Malta (the islands of Malta and Gozo). It is an official language of the European Union. It is descended from Arabic and written using the Latin alphabet. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Maltese would be a great way to make the most of your trip.
Get by in Maltese with these basic Maltese words & phrases.
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