malum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malum

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Noun[edit]

malum (plural malums)

  1. an evil or wrongdoing.

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From malus (evil, wicked).

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Adjective[edit]

malum

  1. nominative neuter singular of malus
  2. accusative masculine singular of malus
  3. accusative neuter singular of malus
  4. vocative neuter singular of malus

Noun[edit]

malum n (genitive malī); second declension

  1. an evil, misfortune, calamity
  2. harm, injury
Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative malum mala
genitive malī malōrum
dative malō malīs
accusative malum mala
ablative malō malīs
vocative malum mala

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Interjection[edit]

malum!

  1. damn!, fuck!, alas!, misery!
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi 2.3.389.390
      Erotium: Certo, tibi et parasito tuo.
      Sosicles: Quoi, malum, parasito? Certo haec mulier non sana est satis.
      Certainly you did, for yourself and your parasite."
      "For whom? Fuck, parasite? Surely this woman isn't quite right in her senses.

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Etymology 2[edit]

mālum (an apple)

From Ancient Greek μῆλον (mêlon, tree, fruit), specifically μᾶλον (mâlon) (Doric, Aeolic).

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Noun[edit]

mālum n (genitive mālī); second declension

  1. apple (fruit)
  2. the plant Aristolochia
Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mālum māla
genitive mālī mālōrum
dative mālō mālīs
accusative mālum māla
ablative mālō mālīs
vocative mālum māla
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