How to form the plural in Maltese

How to form the plural in Maltese

You want to learn how to use the plural in Maltese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Maltese lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Maltese.

Maltese nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The plural in Maltese is generally formed by means of a structural change to the noun.

Examples

siġġijiet
chairs
tfal
children
kotba
books
irġiel
men
bibien
doors
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About Maltese

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.

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Basic words and phrases in Maltese

Learn to get by in Maltese with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Maltese, introduce yourself in Maltese and even hold a conversation in Maltese after you have met someone.

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Step 5 : The plural in Maltese

The plural is important in Maltese when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns ktieb, siġġu and bieb (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are kotba, siġġijiet and bibien. Now learn how to use each of these Maltese plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are il-kotba, is-siġġijiet and il-bibien (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Maltese plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of ktieb, siġġu and bieb, you can move on to Step 6 (Maltese demonstrative pronouns).

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