What is the only Semitic language serving as an official language of the European Union?

Albanian
Andalusian Spanish
Maltese
Hebrew
Maltese de­vel­oped from Arabic in Sicily, and later in Malta, between the end of the ninth century and the end of the thir­teenth century. Maltese is the only Semitic language written in the Latin script. Through the history, the Maltese language has been clas­si­fied in various ways, with some claiming that the ancient Punic language (used in Carthage) was the base of the lan­guage, while others believed the language to be Berber, and under Fascist Italy, it was con­sid­ered a dialect of Italian.

Answers distribution

Albanian
Andalusian Spanish
Maltese
Hebrew
answers
flagSpain
16%
0%
55%
22%
18
flagIndia
11%
29%
52%
5%
17
flagItaly
24%
20%
44%
12%
25
flagFrance
18%
12%
43%
25%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
18%
41%
28%
153
flagPoland
17%
20%
37%
24%
5131
flagNorway
6%
18%
37%
37%
16
flagSweden
18%
9%
36%
36%
11
flagCanada
14%
7%
35%
35%
14
flagGermany
15%
20%
31%
30%
98
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
20%
30%
30%
20
flagthe United States
18%
16%
27%
36%
133
flagUnknown
26%
20%
23%
30%
30
flagthe Netherlands
25%
14%
21%
39%
28

Gender

men42%
women29%
Albanian
13%
24%
Andalusian Spanish
21%
20%
Maltese
42%
29%
Hebrew
22%
25%

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