Open main menu
See also: Malo, málo, and mało

Contents

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of malolactic.

NounEdit

malo (uncountable)

  1. (informal) malolactic fermentation
    • 2009, Joseph LaVilla, The Wine, Beer, and Spirits Handbook
      Allowing a wine to undergo malo also protects it from bacterial contamination later.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

malo (plural malos)

  1. A Hawaiian loincloth.

AnagramsEdit


BariaiEdit

NounEdit

malo

  1. cloth

ReferencesEdit


CebuanoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧lo

NounEdit

malo

  1. (botany) the stamen

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish malo (bad).

AdjectiveEdit

malo

  1. bad; evil

ChichewaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maló class 6

  1. place

Derived termsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mal- +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalo/
  • Hyphenation: mal‧o
  • Rhymes: -alo

NounEdit

malo (accusative singular malon, plural maloj, accusative plural malojn)

  1. opposite

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • mal (masculine singular, before the noun)
  • mao

EtymologyEdit

From Latin malus.

AdjectiveEdit

malo m (feminine singular mala, masculine plural malos, feminine plural malas)

  1. bad
    Antonym: bo

Related termsEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

malō

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌻𐍉

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin malus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalo/, [ˈmaː.l̺o]
  • Hyphenation: mà‧lo
  • Rhymes: -alo

AdjectiveEdit

malo (feminine singular mala, masculine plural mali, feminine plural male)

  1. (archaic) bad, evil, wicked
    Synonym: cattivo
    Antonym: buono
  2. (archaic) unfit, incompetent, inadequate

Usage notesEdit

In modern usage displaced by cattivo, but still used in some set phrases.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of malus (bad, evil).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

malō

  1. masculine dative singular of malus
  2. masculine ablative singular of malus
  3. neuter dative singular of malus
  4. neuter ablative singular of malus

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of mālus (apple tree).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mālō

  1. dative singular of mālus
  2. ablative singular of mālus

Etymology 3Edit

From magis + volō ("I more greatly wish for").

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mālō (present infinitive mālle, perfect active māluī); irregular conjugation, no passive

  1. I prefer, want more or instead
InflectionEdit
   Conjugation of malo (irregular, no imperatives)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mālō māvīs māvult mālumus māvultis mālunt
imperfect mālēbam mālēbās mālēbat mālēbāmus mālēbātis mālēbant
future mālam mālēs mālet mālēmus mālētis mālent
perfect māluī māluistī māluit māluimus māluistis māluērunt, māluēre
pluperfect mālueram māluerās māluerat māluerāmus māluerātis māluerant
future perfect māluerō mālueris māluerit māluerimus mālueritis māluerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mālim mālīs mālit mālīmus mālītis mālint
imperfect māllem māllēs māllet māllēmus māllētis māllent
perfect māluerim māluerīs māluerit māluerimus mālueritis māluerint
pluperfect māluissem māluissēs māluisset māluissēmus māluissētis māluissent
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mālle māluisse
participles

ReferencesEdit

  • malo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • malo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • malo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • malo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be broken down by misfortune: in malis iacere
    • (ambiguous) to be hard pressed by misfortune: malis urgeri
    • (ambiguous) moral science; ethics: philosophia, in qua de bonis rebus et malis, deque hominum vita et moribus disputatur
    • (ambiguous) to take a thing in good (bad) part: in bonam (malam) partem accipere aliquid

SamoanEdit

NounEdit

malo

  1. government

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mâlo/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lo

AdverbEdit

mȁlo (Cyrillic spelling ма̏ло) (+ genitive case)

  1. little, few, some
  2. slightly, somewhat, vaguely (to a small but perceptible degree)
  3. barely, hardly (anyone, anywhere)

SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mâlo/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lo

AdverbEdit

mâlo (comparative mânj, superlative nàjmânj)

  1. (countable) few
  2. (uncountable) little
  3. a little
  4. hardly (anyone, anywhere)

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin malus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

malo (feminine singular mala, masculine plural malos, feminine plural malas)

  1. bad
    Antonym: bueno
  2. evil
    Antonym: bueno
  3. sick
    Antonyms: aliviado, mejorado

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit