Maltese Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Maltese. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: Tkellem
To write: Kiteb
To love: Ħabb
To give: Ta
To play: Lagħab
To read: Qara
To understand: Fehem
To have: Kellu
To know: Af
To learn: Tgħallem
To think: Ħaseb
To work: Ħadem
To speak: Tkellem
To drive: Saq
To smile: Tbissem
To find: Sab

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Qed narak
I write with a pen: Nikteb b'pinna
You love apples: Inti tħobb it-tuffieħ
You give money: Inti tagħti l-flus
You play tennis: Inti tilgħab t-tennis
He reads a book: Hu jaqra ktieb
He understands me: Hu jifhimni
She has a cat: Hi għandha qattus (M), Hi għandha qattusa (F)
She knows my friend: Hi taf lill-ħabib tiegħi (M), Hi taf lill-ħabiba tiegħi (F)
We want to learn: Aħna rridu nitgħallmu
We think Spanish is easy: Aħna naħsbu li l-Ispanjol huwa ħafif
You (plural) work here: Intom taħdmu hawn
You (plural) speak French: Intom titkellmu bil-Franċiż
They drive a car: Huma jsuqu karozza
They smile: Huma jitbissmu

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