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SLAVONIC POETRY IN MALTESE (translated from the original languages)

According to the encyclopaedia, the Slavic peoples are the group of peoples who speak Slavonic languages and are divided into East Slavs (Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian, and Rusyn people), West Slavs (Polish, Czech, Slovak, Serbian, and Lucian people) and South Slavs (Bulgarian, Serbian, Montenegrin, Slovenian, Croatian, Bosnian, and Macedonian people). The

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L-ilsien Malti għal qalbi

“Bonġu!” “L-għodwa t-tajba!” “Kif int?” These phrases come second nature to many of us when greeting others and show that we are Maltese. Many important people make use of the Maltese language in their work and day-to-day life. President George Vella numbers among them. He has spoken about the need

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Learning Maltese fills me with energy

Maltese is just beautiful. This is how I, a Swedish national, feel about the Maltese language. I started learning Maltese properly in September 2020, from Scotland. A year later, I returned to Malta feeling very different from when I first left. When I visited and lived in Malta in the

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Language and social cohesion

Kit Azzopardi Last year, the President of Malta established a number of initiatives for national unity, amongst which were the Conference on the State of the Nation and the Foundation for National Unity. Language can also be a primary tool for national unity or cohesion, that is, for more robust

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Foreign ambassadors for the Maltese language

Arnaud Bouvier (French teacher)Andrea Di Vita (Italian chef)Walid Nabhan (Palestinian scientist)Jessica Schulz (Swedish researcher)Veronika Sytnyk (law student)Ema and Carla (secondary school students) What have they got in common, aside from not being Maltese? Many of us may have caught a glimpse of them speaking Maltese on social media. They all

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