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malalta

  1. feminine singular of malalt

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mal- +‎ alta

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malalta (accusative singular malaltan, plural malaltaj, accusative plural malaltajn)

  1. low (in height or altitude)
    malaltaj montetoj
    low hills
  2. short (in stature)
  3. low, small (in number or quantity)
    malaltaj prezoj / malalta sumo
    low prices / a small sum of money
  4. low (in pitch)
    • Claude Piron, Ili kaptis Elzan, Ĉapitro 11,
      Lia voĉo estis neatendite malalta.
      His voice was unexpectedly low.
  5. low (in rank or social standing), lowly
    malalta oficiro
    a low-ranking officer
    • Kabe (translator), La Faraono (Pharaoh) by Bolesław Prus, Book 1, Chapter 1,
      Malgraǔ sia malalta popola deveno, li okupis gravan postenon en la ŝtato, dank’ al esceptaj kapabloj.
      Despite his lowly origin among the common people, he held an important government position, thanks to his exceptional abilities.

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