maldai

Old PrussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *maldas, from Proto-Indo-European *(h₂)moldos(soft, weak). Cognates include Old Church Slavonic младъ(mladŭ, young), Latin mollis(soft, weak), Sanskrit मृदु(mṛdú, soft, mild, weak), Ancient Greek βλαδύς(bladús, weak) and ἀμαλδύνω(amaldúnō, to weaken, destroy).

NounEdit

maldai m (nominative plural)

  1. boys