Nicknames in Maltese Villages - Żejtun



Nicknames are an oral practice, sometimes are given by friends or relatives, however, some of them are passed on by generations. Families in Żejtun have acquire their respective nickname by the trade they practice, to be precisely with their breadwinner.Practice is involved directly in everyday life.Nicknames can be a descriptor of a physical characteristic as well or the opposite of a physical characteristic. Such nicknames are often considered offensive or derogatory, unless the nickname is based on a trait that is viewed positively.


Date of Inscription: 25 September 2019

Reference: 04/2019