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  • qawwi - ja - jin

    strong, fat, plump

    maqtul - a - lin

    killed, slain, murdered

    bieżel - la - biż/beżlin

    hardworking (broken plural)

    ħu Pawlu

    l-aħwa ta' Pawlu

    Paul's brother

    Paul's brothers

    bin Pawlu

    bint Pawlu

    mart Pawlu

    Paul's son

    Paul's daughter

    Paul's wife

    oħt - aħwa

    sister

    l-għan - l-għanijiet

    purpose, goal

    qalil - a - qliel

    rigid, severe, fierce, cruel difficult, extremely naughtly

    rieqed - rieqda - riqdin / reqdin

    dieħel - dieħla - diħlin / deħlin

    sieket - siekta - siktin / sektin

    broken plurals - sleeping

    entering

    silent

    warda - ward / wardiet

    roses (uncountable / countable)

    mħadda - mħadded

    pillow

    ħabs - ħabsijiet

    prison

    kustilja - ji

    rib

    ittra - i

    letter (both alphabet & mail)

    sħaba - sħab / sħabiet

    cloud (uncountable / countable)

    mixli - ja - jin

    accused

    mgħaġġel - mgħaġġla - mgħaġġlin

    hurried

    jiena mgħaġġla

    M'hemmx għaġla.
    Tgħaġġel xejn

    I'm in a hurry (f)

    There's no hurry (2)
    lit. don't hurry nothing

    għaġġel - jgħaġġel

    to hurry

    ġisem - iġsma

    ġismi - ġisimna

    body

    my / our body

    ġewnaħ - ġwinħajn

    wing - s or 2 wings

    widna - widnejn

    widnejja

    widinti - widnejja

    ear - s / 2 ears

    my ear; my ears; my two ears

    my ear

    it-tnejn li huma

    both of them

    sieq - saqajn

    saqajja

    leg

    my leg; my two legs; my legs; my foot; my two feet; my feet

    qara - jaqra
    qrajt
    qrat
    qrajna
    qrajtu
    qraw

    to read

    qarabagħalija - qarabagħali

    marrow

    l-għaqda - l-għaqdiet

    union

    darba f'ġimgħa
    darba fil-ġimgħa

    once a week (2)

    miżżewweġ - miżżewġa - miżżewġin

    married

    sejjah - jsejjah

    sejjah lil ħuk biex tiġu tieklu

    to call

    call your brother for dinner

    newwel - jnewwel
    innewlu - tnewlu - inewlu

    newwili il-melħ

    to pass, hand over, deliver

    pass the salt

    Kif inhu liebes?
    x'hemm libes

    Kif inhuma lebsin?

    what's he wearing? (2)


    what are they wearing

    liebes - sa - lesbsin/libsin

    wearing

    ragħad u sajjetti

    thunder and lightning

    baħar maqlub

    Trakk maqlub

    rough sea

    overturned truck

    maltemp

    maltempata, tempesta

    bad weather

    storm (2)

    saq - jsuq

    to drive

    ġera - jiġri

    to run

    ġerħa - ġrieħi

    ġeraħ - jiġraħ

    injury

    to injure

    salib - slaleb

    radd is-salib

    salib it-toroq

    cross, affliction

    to make the sign of the cross

    crossroads

    radd - jrodd

    jekk jogħġbok roddli dak il-ktieb lura

    to give back, return, restore

    please return that book

    għer - għeret
    jgħir

    to become jealous

    xtara - jixtri
    xtrajt
    xtrat
    xtrajna
    xtrajtu
    xtraw

    to buy

    eżerċita -
    jeżerċita

    to practise

    ħabat - jaħbat
    ħbatt
    ħabtet
    ħbatna
    ħbattu
    ħabtu

    to collide

    deher - jidher

    dhirt
    dehret
    dhirna
    dhirtu
    dehru

    to show

    difer - dwiefer

    nail (body)

    imqassijiet

    scissors

    fetaħ - jiftaħ
    ftaħt
    fetħet
    ftaħna
    ftaħtu
    fetħu

    to open

    għalaq - jagħlaq
    għalaqt
    għalqet
    għalaqna
    għalaqtu
    għalqu

    to shut

    qal - jgħid
    għid
    qalet
    għidna
    għidtu
    qalu

    to say

    qagħad - joqgħod bil-qiegħda / bil-wieqfa

    qgħadt
    qagħdet
    qgħadna
    qgħadtu
    qagħdu

    to sit / stand

    m'għandux kwiet

    he's never quiet
    lit. he doesn't have quiet

    qabeż - jaqbeż
    qbiżt
    qabżet
    qbiżna
    qbiżtu
    qabżu

    to jump

    qabeż mit-tieqa

    he jumped out of the window

    ħalaq - joħloq
    ħlaqt
    ħalqet
    ħlaqna
    ħlaqtu
    ħalqu

    to create

    siġra - siġar - siġriet

    tree -uncountable - countable

    ma kienx moħħu hemm

    he didn't have his mind on the problem
    lit. he wasn't his head there

    daħak - jidħak
    dħakt
    daħket
    dħakna
    dħaktu
    daħku

    to laugh

    sab - jsib
    sibt
    sabet
    sibna
    sibtu
    sabu

    insib
    issib
    isib
    issib
    insibu
    issibu
    isibu

    to find

    Nhar il-Ħamis li ġej / għadda

    next / last Thursday

    illum il-ġurnata

    nowadays

    libsa - lbiesi

    dress, suit

    qabar - oqbra

    tomb

    għarraq- jgħarraq

    to drown

    għadd - jgħodd

    l-għadd

    to count

    number, the count

    sagħtejn biss bogħod

    two hours away

    bastiment - i
    vapur - i

    ship (2)

    jingħata

    given

    suq - swieq

    market

    għall-bqija ta' għomru

    for the rest of his life

    żewġha
    ir-raġel tagħha

    her husband (2)

    tfuliti

    childhood

    riedet

    she wanted

    sensja

    redundancy

    għamel ħsara

    to damage

    bqija

    rest, change, remainder

    ajkla - ajkli

    eagle

    Sqallia-

    Sicily

    taġen - twieġen

    frying pan

    qawwi - aqwa
    oħxon - eħxen
    fqir - ifqar
    għali - ogħla

    stronger - stronger
    fat - fatter
    poor - poorer
    costly - costlier

    xalla - xalel
    xalpa - i

    scarf (2)

    xebba - xbejbiet

    young woman

    bidwi - bdiewa

    farmer

    wasal tard l-iskola

    to arrive late to school

    fuqiex kienet il-lezzjoni

    what was the lesson about?
    lit. on what was the lesson?

    kemm-il baqra / tiġieġa / siġġu għandek?

    Kemm-il + noun sing

    how many cows / chickens / chairs do you have?

    mija
    mitt (used with sing. noun)

    100

    akbar
    iżagħar

    older
    younger

    hu akbar minni sentejn

    he is two years older than me

    mhux kbir daqsi

    he is not as old as me

    hu kbir daqsi

    he is as old as me

    fl-età tiegħu

    at his age

    mittejn

    elfejn

    200

    2000

    rebbiegħa

    spring (season)

    fil-mija

    percent

    għadda - jgħaddi

    to pass

    laqgħa - t

    meeting

    ċurkett - ċrieket

    ring

    sikwit

    often, continuously

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