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Learn Maltese

Learn Maltese with uTalk and you will be speaking the only Semitic language that’s an official language of the EU. Maltese has borrowed many words from Italian, Sicilian and English, but it’s main roots are in Arabic. It’s a language of firsts – it is the only Semitic language to use the Latin alphabet which will make it easier to learn for some.§

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Where Is It Spoken?

Malta

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Number Of Speakers

500,000

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Semitic

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Fun facts about Maltese

Maltese uses a Latin alphabet which is unique for a language with Arabic roots.

The largest community of Maltese speakers living outside Malta is in Australia.

Place names and numbers are the most obvious Arabic influences. For instance, the number one in Maltese is wieħed and in Standard Arabic is wahed.

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