malle

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Noun[edit]

malle (plural malles)

  1. A heavy hammer or beetle, often made of wood or lead.
    • 1786: The is also an entry of two hundred Malles in a store house at Berwick. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 52.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French malle, from Old French male (leather bag, leather or wooden travel-case), from Frankish *malha (leather bag), from Proto-Germanic *malhō (leather bag), from Proto-Indo-European *molko- (leather bag). Cognate with Old High German malha, malaha (leather bag), Middle Dutch male (trunk, travel bag). More at mail.

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Noun[edit]

malle f (plural malles)

  1. large suitcase; trunk
    Sors tes habits de la malle et range-les dans l'armoire !
    Take your clothes out of the suitcase and put them away in the cupboard!

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mālle

  1. present active infinitive of malo

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

malle (using Unified Alphabet)

  1. uncle

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

malle f (oblique plural malles, nominative singular malle, nominative plural malles)

  1. large chest or trunk

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

malle

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of [[mallar#Spanish|mallar]].
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of [[mallar#Spanish|mallar]].
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of [[mallar#Spanish|mallar]].
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of [[mallar#Spanish|mallar]].