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Mali

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːli/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːli

Etymology 1

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Inherits its name from the Mali Empire, in turn from Mandinka or Dyula mali (hippopotamus).

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Mali

  1. A country in West Africa. Official name: Republic of Mali.
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Etymology 2

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Clipping of Somali (a person from Somalia or of Somali descent)

Noun

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Mali (plural Malis)

  1. (MLE, MTE, slang) A Somali
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Afrikaans

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Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa; capital: Bamako)

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Bambara

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Basque

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Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mali/ [ma.li]
  • Rhymes: -ali
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧li

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Mali inan

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Catalan

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Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Central Nahuatl

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Czech

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Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Mali n (indeclinable, related adjective maliský or malijský, demonym Malijec)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Further reading

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  • Mali in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Mali in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Mali in Internetová jazyková příručka

Danish

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Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Finnish

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Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑli/, [ˈmɑ̝li]
  • Rhymes: -ɑli
  • Syllabification(key): Ma‧li

Etymology 1

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From French Mali, from Mandinka or Bambara mali (hippopotamus).

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)
Declension
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Inflection of Mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mali
genitive Malin
partitive Malia
illative Maliin
singular plural
nominative Mali
accusative nom. Mali
gen. Malin
genitive Malin
partitive Malia
inessive Malissa
elative Malista
illative Maliin
adessive Malilla
ablative Malilta
allative Malille
essive Malina
translative Maliksi
abessive Malitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Malini
accusative nom. Malini
gen. Malini
genitive Malini
partitive Maliani
inessive Malissani
elative Malistani
illative Maliini
adessive Malillani
ablative Maliltani
allative Malilleni
essive Malinani
translative Malikseni
abessive Malittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Malisi
accusative nom. Malisi
gen. Malisi
genitive Malisi
partitive Maliasi
inessive Malissasi
elative Malistasi
illative Maliisi
adessive Malillasi
ablative Maliltasi
allative Malillesi
essive Malinasi
translative Maliksesi
abessive Malittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Malimme
accusative nom. Malimme
gen. Malimme
genitive Malimme
partitive Maliamme
inessive Malissamme
elative Malistamme
illative Maliimme
adessive Malillamme
ablative Maliltamme
allative Malillemme
essive Malinamme
translative Maliksemme
abessive Malittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Malinne
accusative nom. Malinne
gen. Malinne
genitive Malinne
partitive Malianne
inessive Malissanne
elative Malistanne
illative Maliinne
adessive Malillanne
ablative Maliltanne
allative Malillenne
essive Malinanne
translative Maliksenne
abessive Malittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Malinsa
accusative nom. Malinsa
gen. Malinsa
genitive Malinsa
partitive Maliaan
Maliansa
inessive Malissaan
Malissansa
elative Malistaan
Malistansa
illative Maliinsa
adessive Malillaan
Malillansa
ablative Maliltaan
Maliltansa
allative Malilleen
Malillensa
essive Malinaan
Malinansa
translative Malikseen
Maliksensa
abessive Malittaan
Malittansa
instructive
comitative
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Etymology 2

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Variant of Malinen.

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Mali

  1. a Finnish surname
  2. (rare) a female given name
Declension
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Inflection of Mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mali Malit
genitive Malin Malien
partitive Malia Maleja
illative Maliin Maleihin
singular plural
nominative Mali Malit
accusative nom. Mali Malit
gen. Malin
genitive Malin Malien
partitive Malia Maleja
inessive Malissa Maleissa
elative Malista Maleista
illative Maliin Maleihin
adessive Malilla Maleilla
ablative Malilta Maleilta
allative Malille Maleille
essive Malina Maleina
translative Maliksi Maleiksi
abessive Malitta Maleitta
instructive Malein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Malini Malini
accusative nom. Malini Malini
gen. Malini
genitive Malini Malieni
partitive Maliani Malejani
inessive Malissani Maleissani
elative Malistani Maleistani
illative Maliini Maleihini
adessive Malillani Maleillani
ablative Maliltani Maleiltani
allative Malilleni Maleilleni
essive Malinani Maleinani
translative Malikseni Maleikseni
abessive Malittani Maleittani
instructive
comitative Maleineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Malisi Malisi
accusative nom. Malisi Malisi
gen. Malisi
genitive Malisi Maliesi
partitive Maliasi Malejasi
inessive Malissasi Maleissasi
elative Malistasi Maleistasi
illative Maliisi Maleihisi
adessive Malillasi Maleillasi
ablative Maliltasi Maleiltasi
allative Malillesi Maleillesi
essive Malinasi Maleinasi
translative Maliksesi Maleiksesi
abessive Malittasi Maleittasi
instructive
comitative Maleinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Malimme Malimme
accusative nom. Malimme Malimme
gen. Malimme
genitive Malimme Maliemme
partitive Maliamme Malejamme
inessive Malissamme Maleissamme
elative Malistamme Maleistamme
illative Maliimme Maleihimme
adessive Malillamme Maleillamme
ablative Maliltamme Maleiltamme
allative Malillemme Maleillemme
essive Malinamme Maleinamme
translative Maliksemme Maleiksemme
abessive Malittamme Maleittamme
instructive
comitative Maleinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Malinne Malinne
accusative nom. Malinne Malinne
gen. Malinne
genitive Malinne Malienne
partitive Malianne Malejanne
inessive Malissanne Maleissanne
elative Malistanne Maleistanne
illative Maliinne Maleihinne
adessive Malillanne Maleillanne
ablative Maliltanne Maleiltanne
allative Malillenne Maleillenne
essive Malinanne Maleinanne
translative Maliksenne Maleiksenne
abessive Malittanne Maleittanne
instructive
comitative Maleinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Malinsa Malinsa
accusative nom. Malinsa Malinsa
gen. Malinsa
genitive Malinsa Maliensa
partitive Maliaan
Maliansa
Malejaan
Malejansa
inessive Malissaan
Malissansa
Maleissaan
Maleissansa
elative Malistaan
Malistansa
Maleistaan
Maleistansa
illative Maliinsa Maleihinsa
adessive Malillaan
Malillansa
Maleillaan
Maleillansa
ablative Maliltaan
Maliltansa
Maleiltaan
Maleiltansa
allative Malilleen
Malillensa
Maleilleen
Maleillensa
essive Malinaan
Malinansa
Maleinaan
Maleinansa
translative Malikseen
Maliksensa
Maleikseen
Maleiksensa
abessive Malittaan
Malittansa
Maleittaan
Maleittansa
instructive
comitative Maleineen
Maleinensa
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  • The given name Mali belongs to 12 female individuals (and as a middle name to 9 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.
  • The surname Mali belongs to 118 individuals, according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.

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French

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Pronunciation

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Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Fula

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From French Mali.

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

German

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Mali n (proper noun, genitive Malis or (optionally with an article) Mali)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Further reading

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  • Mali” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hungarian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒli]
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧li
  • Rhymes: -li

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Declension

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Mali
accusative Malit
dative Malinak
instrumental Malival
causal-final Maliért
translative Malivá
terminative Maliig
essive-formal Maliként
essive-modal
inessive Maliban
superessive Malin
adessive Malinál
illative Maliba
sublative Malira
allative Malihoz
elative Maliból
delative Maliról
ablative Malitól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Malié
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Maliéi
Possessive forms of Mali
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Malim
2nd person sing. Malid
3rd person sing. Malija
1st person plural Malink
2nd person plural Malitok
3rd person plural Malijuk

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Italian

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Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Latvian

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Mali f (indeclinable)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Norwegian

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Etymology

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Medieval vernacular form of Magdalene.

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Mali

  1. a female given name

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  • One of the most common female names in Norway in the 17th and 18th century. Today more common as Malin, Malene.

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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Similar to English Mali.

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)
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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)
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Polish

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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Mali n (indeclinable)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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adjective
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Further reading

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  • Mali in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: Ma‧li

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Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Serbo-Croatian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mâːli/
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧li

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Mȃli m (Cyrillic spelling Ма̑ли)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Spanish

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Mali m

  1. Alternative form of Malí

Swahili

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Swedish

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Mali n (genitive Malis)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Tagalog

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English Mali, ultimately from Mandinka or Dyula mali (hippopotamus).

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Mali (Baybayin spelling ᜋᜎᜒ)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Turkish

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Walloon

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Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)
  2. a surname

Yoruba

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 Málì on Yoruba Wikipedia
 
Málì

Etymology

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From English Mali.

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Málì

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)