See also: smal, smàl, smál, and smäl

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smæl

  1. Alternative form of smal

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *smalaz. Cognate with Old Frisian smel, Old Saxon smal, Old Dutch smal, Old High German smal, Old Norse smalr, Gothic 𐍃𐌼𐌰𐌻𐍃 (smals).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smæl (comparative smælra, superlative smælest or smalost)

  1. narrow, slim; not broad
  2. slender; not thick
  3. fine; not coarse
  4. small; not large

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: smal