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See also mála, måla, and mäla

Akkadian

Conjunction

mala

  1. As much as.

Breton

Verb

mala

  1. To grind

Faroese

mala, v-58
number singular plural
person first second third all
Indicative eg hann / hon
tað
vit, tit,
teir / tær / tey
tygum
Present mali melur melur mala
Past mól mól(st) mól mólu
Imperative tit
Present mal ! malið !
Infinitive mala
Pres. part. malandi
Past part. a26 malin
Supine malið

Etymology

From Old Norse mala.

Verb

mala

  1. To grind.



Icelandic

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old Norse mala, from Proto-Germanic *malan.

Verb

mala [[Category:Template:lang:is verbs|mala]] (weak conjugation: malaðimalað)

  1. to grind
  2. to purr
  3. to blabber, to babble, to talk

Synonyms

Derived terms


Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish mala.

Pronunciation

  • (Munster) IPA: [ˈmˠɑl̪ˠə]
  • (Connacht, Ulster) IPA: [ˈmˠal̪ˠə]

Noun

mala f.

  1. brow, eyebrow

Declension

Fourth declension

Bare forms

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mala malaí
Vocative a mhala a mhalaí
Genitive mala malaí
Dative mala malaí

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an mhala na malaí
Genitive na mala na malaí
Dative leis an mala

don mhala

leis na malaí

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mala mhala unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian

Noun

mala f. (plural male)

  1. underworld, gangland

Latin

Adjective

mala

  1. feminine nominative singular of malus
  2. feminine vocative singular of malus
  3. neuter nominative plural of malus
  4. neuter accusative plural of malus
  5. neuter vocative plural of malus

malā

  1. feminine ablative singular of malus

Noun

māla (genitive mālae); f, first declension

  1. cheek-bone, jaw
  2. cheek

Latvian

Noun

mala

  1. edge
Fourth declension noun
singular plural
nominative mala malas
genitive malas malu
dative malai malām
accusative malu malas
locative malā malās



Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *malan, whence also Old Saxon malan, Old High German malan, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽 (malan).

Verb

mala (mól, mólu, malit)

  1. to grind
  2. to make a grinding sound, e.g. to purr (of a cat)

Descendants


Pitjantjatjara

Noun

mala

  1. rufous hare wallaby

References

  • Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary, Paul Eckert et al, 2007.

Portuguese

Noun

mala

  1. Suitcase.
  2. (idiomatic) An irritating person.

Sicilian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:scn:Template:lang:la derivations]] male.

Adjective

mala f. sg.

  1. bad

Inflection

Masculine Feminine
Singular malu mala
Plural mali mali

Spanish

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] mala, feminine of malus.

Adjective

mala f.

  1. Feminine form of malo.

Etymology 2

From a Germanic language.

Noun

mala f. (plural malas)

Singular
mala f.

Plural
malas f.

  1. suitcase

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse mala.

Verb

Conjugations of mala
Infinitive mala
Present tense maler
Past tense malde
Supine malt
Imperative mal
Present participle malande, malandes
Past participle mald

mala

  1. To grind; to make smaller.
  2. To speak ceaselessly, usually about one single subject.

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