Maltese Language Resource Server

The MLRS is an ongoing project which focusses on the creation of tools and resources for the languages of the Maltese Islands, namely Maltese, English and Maltese Sign Language.

Resources and tools

Currently, resources fall into the following categories:


The MLRS project is coordinated by the Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology and the Department of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Malta.
It has benefited from the support of:


Maltese Sign Language

We're pleased to announce the addition of a new online Dictionary of Maltese Sign Language as part of the lexical resources hosted on MLRS. The dictionary was launched in December 2018.

Maltese online dictionary

The Dizzjunarju tal-Malti project, launched in 2015 in collaboration with the National Council for the Maltese Language, the Malta Communications Authority, the Vodafone Foundation, and Infusion Ltd, has been working on the expansion and redevelopment of Ä abra, the open lexicon of Maltese. The new version of the dicionary is set to be launched in March 2016.