smale

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. small
    And smale foweles maken melodye,
    That slepen al the nyght with open ye
    - General Prologue, Canterbury Tales, ll. 9-10

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse smali. Compare German Schmalkalb.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

smale m

  1. (dialectal) sheep

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. definite singular of smal
  2. plural form of smal

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. definite singular of smal
  2. plural form of smal

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of smal.