Maltese Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Maltese. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Skużani!
Can you show me?: Tista' turini?
I'm lost: Intlift
I'm not from here: Jien mhux minn hawn
Can I help you?: Nista' ngħinek?
Can you help me?: Tista' tgħini?
It's near here: Huwa qrib t'hawnhekk
It's far from here: Huwa 'il bogħod minn hawn
Go straight: Ibqa sejjer dritt
Turn left: Dur fuq ix-xellug
Turn right: Dur fuq il-lemin
One moment please!: Mument, jekk jogħġbok!
Come with me!: Ejja miegħi!
How can I get to the museum? : Kif nista' nasal il-mużew?
How long does it take to get there?: Kemm iddum biex tasal hemm?
Downtown (city center): Iċ-ċentru tal-belt

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: Qrib
Far: Bogħod
Right: Lemin
Left: Xellug
Straight: Dritt
There: Hemm
Here: Hawn
To walk: Mexa'
To drive: Saq
To turn: Dar
Traffic light: Dawl tat-traffiku

We hope you will not need to ask for directions in Maltese. If you do need help then the above sentences are essential. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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