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Wish to know do you know the consonants when it comes to Maltese language? In articulatory phonetics, a Maltese consonant is actually a speech sound that’s articulated using complete as well as partial closure within the vocal region. The term consonant is also employed to relate to a letter of a Maltese alphabet that indicates a consonant sound. Learn More

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Maltese Consonants in Alphabet

blike 'b' in "ball"
ċlike 'ch' in "church"
dlike 'd' in "door"
flike 'f' in "fork"
glike 'g' in "gone"
ġlike 'j' in "jump"
mostly silent, except at the end of a word or immediately before 'h', in which case, it sounds like 'ħ'
hmostly silent, except at the end of a word, in which case, it sounds like 'ħ'
ħlike 'h' in "hold"
jlike 'y' in "yellow"
klike 'c' in "cake"
llike 'l' in "love"
mlike 'm' in "make"
nlike 'n' in "nice"
plike 'p' in "pig"
qglottal stop, no direct equivalent. Similar to the Cockney English pronunciation of 'tt' in "bottle"
rlike 'r' in "rail". Rolled like the Spanish 'r'.
slike 's' in "saw"
tlike 't' in "tail"
vlike 'v' in "victory"
wlike 'w' in "weight"
xlike 'sh' in "shore"
zlike 'ts' in "dots"
żlike 'z' in "zero"

Maltese Diphthongs in Alphabet

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