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Title: Malti tas-seklu tmintax
Authors: Zammit Ciantar, Joe
Keywords: Maltese language -- History
Maltese language -- Foreign elements
Maltese language -- History -- 18th century
Mifsud, Ignazio Saverio, 1722-1773
Sermons, Catholic -- Malta -- History -- 18th century
Immaculate Conception -- Sermons
Chapel of the Immaculate Conception (Msida, Malta)
Issue Date: 1985
Publisher: Upper Secondary School Valletta
Citation: Zammit Ciantar, J. (1985). Malti tas-seklu tmintax. Hyphen, 4(5), 179-207
Abstract: Ignazio Saverio Mifsud's work are some of the earliest examples of written Maltese.This article analyses the language used in a sermon written by a young cleric, about the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. The author discusses the type of Maltese used during the period, namely the use of the Italian alphabet to write and spell words in the vernacular.
Appears in Collections:Hyphen, Volume 4, No. 5 (1985)
Hyphen, Volume 4, No. 5 (1985)

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