Bashkir

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Мал

Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mɑɫ/
  • Hyphenation: мал (one syllable)
  • Мал:(file)

Noun

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мал (mal)

  1. livestock, cattle
    Һуғым мал.
    Huğım mal.
    Cattle for slaughter.
    Тамғалы мал юғалмай.
    Tamğalı mal yuğalmay.
    Branded cattle won't get lost.
    Былтыр йәй тимер юлында күп мал тапалған икән.
    Bıltır yəy timer yulında küp mal tapalğan ikən.
    (It appears that) Last year's summer, a lot of cattle got knocked down (to death or serious injury) at the railway.
    Тап шундай берәҙәк эттәр ваҡ мал һәм ҡош-ҡорт өсөн генә түгел, кеше өсөн дә хәүефле.
    Tap şunday berəźək ettər vaq mal həm qoş-qort ösön genə tügel, keşe ösön də xəwefle.
    It is stray dogs of this kind that are dangerous not only to small cattle and poultry, but also to humans.
  2. property, possessions

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Bulgarian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *malъ.

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мал (mal) (adverb ма́ле or ма́ло) (rare, obsolescent)

  1. small, little (of size, age)
    Мала АзияMala AzijaAsia Minor
    Мала Гора (in toponyms)Mala Gorasmall mountain
    Мала Река (in hydronyms)Mala Rekasmall river, brook
    мало и голямоmalo i goljamoencompasing everyone (literally, “small and big”)
  2. insignificant, minor (of status, eminence)
    мал болярин (historical)mal boljarinminor nobleman
    Мал Божич (regional)Mal BožičBoxing Day (literally, “Little Christmas”)

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Kazakh

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Alternative scripts
Arabic مال
Cyrillic мал
Latin mal

Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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Noun

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мал (mal) (nominative plural малдар)

  1. livestock, cattle
  2. property
  3. capital
  4. stock

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Khakas

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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мал (mal)

  1. livestock

Kyrgyz

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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мал (mal) (Arabic spelling مال)

  1. property
  2. capital
  3. shock

Lezgi

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl) via a Turkic language. Compare Azerbaijani mal.

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мал (mal)

  1. animals, livestock, cattle

Macedonian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *malъ.

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мал (mal) (comparative помал, superlative најмал, diminutive малецок or малечок, abstract noun малост)

  1. little, small
  2. short
  3. trifling, petty
  4. younger (of a sibling or cousin)

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Mongolian

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property) via a Turkic language.

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мал (mal) (Mongolian spelling ᠮᠠᠯ (mal)); (regular declension)

  1. livestock, cattle

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Nogai

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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мал (mal)

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Russian

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мал (mal)

  1. short masculine singular of ма́лый (mályj)
  2. short masculine singular of ма́ленький (málenʹkij)

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мал (mal)

  1. too small; smaller than necessary
    Э́ти сапоги́ мне малы́.
    Éti sapogí mne malý.
    These boots are too small for me.

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Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *malъ.

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ма̑л (Latin spelling mȃl, definite ма̑лӣ, comparative ма̏њӣ)

  1. small

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Further reading

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  • мал” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Shor

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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мал (transliteration needed)

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Southern Altai

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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мал (mal)

  1. livestock, cattle
  2. property

References

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N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “мал”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ [Oyrot-Russian Dictionary], Moscow: M.: OGIZ, →ISBN

Tofa

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Etymology

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From Arabic مَال (māl, property, capital, stock).

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мал (mal)

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Tuvan

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Arabic مَال (māl, property), possibly through back-formation from малчын (malçın, herder), a Mongolic borrowing.

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мал (mal) (definite accusative малды, plural малдар)

  1. cattle, livestock
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Yakut

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic مَال (māl).

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мал (mal)

  1. thing
  2. belongings, property
  3. (by extension) clothing
    Synonym: таҥас (tañas)

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