See also: mål

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maːl/
  • Rhymes: -aːl
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch mael, from Old Dutch *māl, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁- (to measure). Compare German Mahl, English meal, Danish mål.

NounEdit

maal n (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. meal
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

maal f (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. time, turn, occurrence
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch mael, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą (mark, sign), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (dark color).

Cognate with compare Old English mæl, Old Norse mál (ornament (on a sword)), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌻 (mēl, writing, scripture), Welsh melyn (yellow), Lithuanian mė́las (black), Ancient Greek μέλας (mélas, dark-colored, black).

NounEdit

maal n (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. stain
  2. mark, marking
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

maal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of malen
  2. imperative of malen

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle Dutch mael, male, from Old Dutch māla, from Proto-Germanic *mēlō (young cow), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *(s)melh₁-. Compare Old Irish míl (animal), Ancient Greek μῆλον (mêlon, lamb) , Breton mil (animal), Armenian մալ (mal, sheep; mutton; wether; cattle; livestock), Central Kurdish ماڵ(māł, livestock).

NounEdit

maal f (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. (obsolete) calf (young cow)

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From maalima (to paint).

NounEdit

maal (genitive maali, partitive maali)

  1. painting

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

maal

  1. adessive singular of maa

GamilaraayEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maal

  1. one

ReferencesEdit

  • Dhiirrala Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Language Program St Joseph School Po Box 125 Walgett NSW 2368 Australia

TalaEdit

NounEdit

maal

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Blench, The Rukul language of Central Nigeria and its affinities (2006) (mentions this word in notes)

ZangwalEdit

NounEdit

maal

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Takács, Gábor (2007) Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian, volume 3, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 248