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A recently re-discovered Maltese-English dictionary by Salvu Mamo

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Presented at Cultural and Historical Lexicography session
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A recently re-discovered Maltese-English dictionary by Salvu Mamo might provide an insight into the state of the Maltese language and that of the use of English at the end of the 19th century. The British had been in Malta since the beginning of the century, but their several attempts to anglicize the Maltese produced negative results. By 1880, Governor Bouverie's 1830 call that "this colony should be English, not Italian" was still on paper. For centuries Italian had been the official langua...

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Balzan, Malta
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uuid:958695d4-9f17-4001-a35d-3b9ea926986c
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English
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