Maltese Letters

Let's now learn the Maltese letters. Knowing these characters will allow you to read and write commonly used expressions and words with ease.

A a[ɐ] example Alabama
B b[b] example bat
Ċ ċ[t͡ʃ] example chat
D d[d] example day
E e[ɛ] example egg
F f[f] example fun
Ġ ġ[d͡ʒ] example jar
G g[ɡ] example gold
Għ għ[ˤː] example Ghana
H h[silent] example honor
Ħ ħ[ħ] example Khan
I i[ɪ] example ink
Ie ie[iɛ, iː] example neat
J j[j] example yes
K k[k] example kit
L l[l] example line
M m[m] example Malti
N n[n] example nice
O o[ɔ] example old
P p[p] example pen
Q q[ʔ] example queue
R r[r] example ring
S s[s] example sea
T t[t] example table
U u[ʊ] example Uzbakistan
V v[v] example van
W w[w] example wax
X x[ʃ, ʒ] example shiny
Z z[t͡s, d͡z] example cats, kids
Ż ż[z] example Zulu

The above letters in Maltese should allow you to read and write the following pages with much ease: popular phrases in Maltese, Maltese homepage, or Maltese Grammar. Maltese quiz and flashcard can also be found on our homepage.