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mål

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mål n (singular definite målet, plural indefinite mål)

  1. size
  2. speech
  3. target
  4. goal, e.g. lave mål (score a goal)

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

mål

  1. Imperative of måle.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

NounEdit

mål n (definite singular målet, indefinite plural mål, definite plural måla or målene)

  1. aim, goal, purpose, target
  2. measure, measurement
  3. language, dialect
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

mål

  1. imperative of måle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

NounEdit

mål n (definite singular målet, indefinite plural mål, definite plural måla)

  1. aim, goal, purpose, target
  2. measure, measurement
  3. language, dialect

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair, case) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mål n

  1. target; what one aims to hit
  2. (sports) finish; goal. Where a race ends
    Den som kommer i mål först, har vunnit
    Whoever reaches the goal first, is the winner
  3. (sports, such as soccer) goal; the place the players should attempt to put the ball in, in order to score
  4. (somewhat dated) language; dialect
  5. meal
  6. juridical case

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit