mal-

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mal- from the Latin adverb male, from malus.

Prefix[edit]

mal-

  1. bad, badly as in maladjusted, malcontent - faulty, faultily as in malfunction
  2. not

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mal-

  1. denotes opposites
    e.g. alta (high) → malalta (low).

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mal-

  1. bad, badly

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mal-

  1. bad, badly

Synonyms[edit]