maal

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch mael, from Old Dutch *māl, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą, from the Proto-Indo-European root *meh₁- (to measure). Compare German Mahl, English meal, Danish mål.

Noun[edit]

maal n (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. meal
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Noun[edit]

maal f (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. time, turn, occurrence
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch mael, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą (mark, sign) (compare Old English mæl, Old Norse mál (ornament (on a sword)), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌻𐌰 (mēla, writing, scripture), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (dark color) (compare Welsh melyn (yellow), Lithuanian mė́las (black), Ancient Greek μέλας (mélas, dark-colored, black)).

Noun[edit]

maal n (plural malen, diminutive maaltje n)

  1. stain
  2. mark, marking
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

maal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of malen
  2. imperative of malen

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maal (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. painting

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Gamilaraay[edit]

Noun[edit]

maal

  1. one[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dhiirrala Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Language Program St Joseph School Po Box 125 Walgett NSW 2368 Australia