English-Maltese Heraldic Vocabulary

This page is aimed at bringing to public knowledge a vocabulary in English and Maltese related to heraldry which can be useful for those interested in the art of heraldry or in the Maltese language.

crest – ċimjier *

mantling – svolazzi *

mural crown – kuruna murali *

shield – tarka

wreath – girlanda *

* taken from the Malta Government Gazette, notice no. 550, Monday 12 October 1964.