See also: Malik and malík

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 malik#Pashtun usage on Wikipedia

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NounEdit

malik (plural maliks)

  1. A tribal chieftain in certain areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan, especially among the Pashtuns.
    • 2012, Kimberly Marten, Warlords: Strong-Arm Brokers in Weak States, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, →ISBN, page 41:
      These outsiders introduced the idea that certain maliks in the nang areas, like the khans in the qalang areas, could receive special privileges in representing the jirga to the outside world. ¶ The notion of paying favored maliks in the FATA for their cooperation did not begin with the British.

Etymology 2Edit

 Malik clan (Bihar) on Wikipedia

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NounEdit

malik (plural maliks)

  1. An upper-caste landlord in the southern part of Bihar in eastern India.
    • 1991, Gyan Prakash, “Becoming a Bhuinya: Oral Traditions and Contested Domination in Eastern India”, in Douglas Haynes, Gyan Prakash, editors, Contesting Power: Resistance and Everyday Social Relations in South Asia, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, →ISBN, page 145:
      [] the essay interprets the oral traditions of the outcaste Bhuinyas who have traditionally worked as the kamias or dependent labourers of maliks or upper-caste landlords in the southern part of Bihar in eastern India. [] But the kamias' ties with the maliks predated the designation of the relationship as bondage in the nineteenth century.

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

NounEdit

malik (definite accusative maliki, plural maliklər)

  1. owner

DeclensionEdit

PredicativeEdit

malik

  1. (intransitive, with dative) to possess
    Synonym: sahib

ConjugationEdit

*imək (to be) being a defective verb, its missing forms are supplied by the present simple copulas (appearing as suffixes), and by olmaq.

Usage notesEdit

The possessor is in the nominative case, whereas the possession is in the dative case:

O böyük sərvətə malik idi.He possessed a lot of wealth.

POSESSOR POSESSION VERB o böyük sərvət malik idi 3SG big wealth-DAT posessor was

ReferencesEdit

  • malik” in Obastan.com.

GreenlandicEdit

NounEdit

malik (plural mallit)

  1. wave

ReferencesEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ملك(melik), from Arabic مَلِك(malik, king).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mǎlik/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lik

NounEdit

màlik m (Cyrillic spelling ма̀лик)

  1. (regional, obsolete) master, ruler

ReferencesEdit

  • malik” in Hrvatski jezični portal