INNU MALTI

 

 

Adopted officially in 1945

Words by DUN KARM PSAILA (1871-1961)

 

Lil din l-Art elwa, l'omm li tatna isimha,
Hares, Mulej, Kifdefjem Int harist:
Ftakar li lilha blo
la dawl libbist!

 


Ag
ti, kbir Alla, iddeen lil min jakimha,
Rodd il
niena lissid, saa 'laddiem:
Seddaq ilg
aqda fil-Maltin u ssleim!

 

 

TRANSLATION

 

Guard her, O Lord, as ever Thou hast guarded,
This Motherland so dear whose name we bear!
Keep her in mind whom Thou hast made so fair!

 


May he who rules for wisdom be regarded,
In master mercy, strength in man increase!
Confirm us all in unity and peace!