Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
م ل ل (m-l-l)

Verb

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مَلَّ (malla) I, non-past يَمَلُّ‎ (yamallu)

  1. to sew with large stitches
  2. to give to the fire; to throw into the ashes
  3. to be tedious for somebody, to appear as a source of vexation to, to tire, to weary
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مَلَّ (malla) I, non-past يَمَلُّ‎ (yamallu)

  1. (transitive) to be bored by
  2. (obsolete) to be affected by heat, to be feverish
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Noun

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مَلّ (mallm

  1. verbal noun of مَلَّ (malla) (form I)
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Etymology 2

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From Tamil மூலை (mūlai, corner, angle; point of compass) or from Malayalam മൂല (mūla, corner, angle; point of compass).

Noun

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مُل (mulm

  1. (nautical) coastline
    Coordinate terms: بَحْر (baḥr), بَرّ (barr)
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Alternative forms
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  • مُول (mūl)later, more dialectal
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Further reading

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Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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مِلْ (mil) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of مَالَ (māla)

References

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  • مل” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1837) “مل”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum[2] (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 202
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) “مل”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc[3] (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 1140–1141
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884) “مل”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[4], London: W.H. Allen, page 1050
  • Wahrmund, Adolf (1887) “مل”, in Handwörterbuch der neu-arabischen und deutschen Sprache[5] (in German), volume 2, Gießen: J. Ricker’sche Buchhandlung, page 890
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “مل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 1077
  • Wehr, Hans with Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) “مل”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart[6] (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1217

Laki

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Noun

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مل (mil)

  1. neck

Persian

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Sogdian [script needed] (mwδ /⁠muδ⁠/) or less likely from Bactrian μολο (molo, wine), both from Proto-Iranian *mádu, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mádʰu, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu. Doublet of می (mey).

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Readings
Classical reading? mul
Dari reading? mul
Iranian reading? mol
Tajik reading? mul

Noun

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مل (mol)

  1. (literary, archaic) wine
    Synonyms: شراب (šarâb), (literary) می (mey)

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Iranian *mr̥ju-. Cognate with Talysh مل (məl), مله (məlla, neck), Avestan 𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬎 (mərəzu, neck, vertebra). Central Kurdish مل (mil, neck) is loaned from Persian.

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Noun

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مل (mol)

  1. (dialectal, Yazd, Kazerun) neck
    Synonym: گردن (gardan)

Punjabi

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Etymology

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Inherited from Paisaci Prakrit 𑀫𑀼𑀮𑁆𑀮 (mulla) (compare Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀼𑀮𑁆𑀮 (mulla)), from Sanskrit मूल्य (mūlya). Cognate with Urdu مول (mol), Nepali मुल्य (mulya), Konkani मोल (mōl), Assamese মূল্য (muillo), Bengali মূল্য (mullo) and Sinhalese මිල (mila).

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Noun

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مُلّ (mullm (Gurmukhi spelling ਮੁੱਲ)

  1. price; worth
    Synonym: قِیمَت (qīmat)

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Declension of مل
dir. sg. مُلّ (mull)
dir. pl. مُلّ (mull)
singular plural
direct مُلّ (mull) مُلّ (mull)
oblique مُلّ (mull) مُلّاں (mullāṉ)
vocative مُلّا (mullā) مُلّو (mullo)
ablative مُلّوں (mulloṉ)
locative مُلّے (mulle) مُلِّیں (mulliīṉ)
instrumental مُلّے (mulle) مُلِّیں (mulliīṉ)

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  • مل”, in Punjabi-English Dictionary, Patiala: Punjabi University, 2024
  • Iqbal, Salah ud-Din (2002) “مُل”, in vaḍḍī panjābī lughat‎ (in Punjabi), Lahore: ʻAzīz Pablisharz

South Levantine Arabic

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Root
م ل ل
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Etymology

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From Arabic مَلَّ (malla).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mall/, [mal]
  • Audio (al-Lidd):(file)

Verb

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ملّ (mall) I (present بملّ (bimill))

  1. to get bored, to get tired of
  2. to become fed up with, to become sick of

Conjugation

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    Conjugation of ملّ (mall)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m ملّيت (mallēt) ملّيت (mallēt) ملّ (mall) ملّينا (mallēna) ملّيتو (mallētu) ملّو (mallu)
f ملّيتي (mallēti) ملّت (mallat)
present m بملّ (bamill) بتملّ (bitmill) بملّ (bimill) منملّ (minmill) بتملّو (bitmillu) بملّو (bimillu)
f بتملّي (bitmilli) بتملّ (bitmill)
subjunctive m املّ (amill) تملّ (tmill) يملّ (ymill) نملّ (nmill) تملّو (tmillu) يملّو (ymillu)
f تملّي (tmilli) تملّ (tmill)
imperative m ملّ (mill) ملّو (millu)
f ملّي (milli)

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Southwestern Fars

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Noun

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مل (mol)

  1. (Anatomy, Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) neck

Torwali

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Etymology

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From Sanskrit मल (mala), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂-.

Noun

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مَل (mal)

  1. dirt

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