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A mall (shopping center).
See also The Mall

English

Pronunciation

  • (US (varieties without the cot-caught merger), UK, New England) IPA: /mɔːl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːl
  • (US (varieties with the cot-caught merger), Canada) IPA: /mɑːl/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːl

Homophones

  • maul only with -awl pronunctiation

Noun

Singular
mall

Plural
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  1. A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.
  2. A heavy blow.
  3. An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See pall mall
  4. A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk.
  5. Subsequently, an enclosed shopping centre.
  6. (Australian English) A pedestrianised street.

Translations


Albanian

Etymology

From Turkish mal

Noun

mall m

  1. goods

Breton

Noun

mall m

  1. haste

Catalan

Noun

mall m

  1. hammer

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish mall < Proto-Celtic *malno- < Proto-Indo-European *mel-; cf. Ancient Greek μέλλω (méllō), be late)

Pronunciation

  • (Munster) IPA: [mˠɑul̪ˠ]
  • (Galway) IPA: [mˠɑːl̪ˠ]
  • (Mayo, Donegal) IPA: [mˠal̪ˠ]

Adjective

mall (genitive singular masculine mall, genitive singular feminine moille, plural malla, comparative moille)

  1. slow

Mutation

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

Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

  • mā-ool

Adjective

mall

  1. slow, moving slowly
    • Bitheadh gach duine ealamh chum éisdeachd mall chum labhairt 's mall chum feirge. Let everyone be ready to hear, slow to speak and slow to wrath.
  2. lazy
  3. not forward
  4. calm, placid
    • feasgar mall 's na h-eòin a' seinn, a calm evening and the birds warbling
  5. tardy, late
  6. weak, pithless
    • mall a chas, pithless in his leg
  7. dull, senseless
    • mall a chluinntiun, dull of hearing

References

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Swedish

Noun

mall IPA: ˈmal

  1. template

Inflection

Inflection for mall Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mall mallen mallar mallarna
Genitive malls mallens mallars mallarnas

Synonyms

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