Type Country & Island
Usage Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Scripts Малта(Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian) მალტა(Georgian) Μάλτα(Greek) ماڵتا(Kurdish Sorani) مالطة(Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. MAL-tə(Catalan) MAL-ta(Catalan, Czech, Polish, Slovak, Spanish) MAWL-tə(British English, American English) MAHL-tə(American English) MAHL-TAH(Georgian) MUL-tu(Maltese) MAL-tu(European Portuguese) [key · IPA]
Other Forms FormsGeorgian variant transcription: Malt'a
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Contributor Contrib.Sofia on 8/23/2017
Origin uncertain, possibly derived from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". This is the name of an island nation in southern Europe.