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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse mál(language, speech, matter, affair) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mål n (singular definite målet, plural indefinite mål)

  1. language
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VerbEdit

mål

  1. imperative of måle

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse mál(size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mål n (singular definite målet, plural indefinite mål)

  1. goal (something aspired to)
    Vores mål er at tredoble produktionen inden året er omme.
    Our goal is to triple production before the end of the year.
  2. (sports) goal (area, point, act)
    Møller scorede et mål ved at sparke bolden ind i målet, så nu fører hans hold med 3 mål.
    Møller scored a goal by kicking the ball into the goal, so now his team is ahead by 3 goals.
  3. measuring cup
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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
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

mål

  1. imperative of måle

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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

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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

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