мало

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See also: мяло

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old East Slavic малъ (malŭ), from Proto-Slavic *malъ, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mal-, *(s)mel-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmalə]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

ма́ло (málo) (comparative (по)ме́ньше or (по)ме́нее)

  1. little, few
    Antonym: мно́го (mnógo)
  2. too little, too few
Derived terms[edit]

Predicative[edit]

ма́ло (málo)

  1. it is too little, it is insufficient

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

мало́ (maló)

  1. short neuter singular of ма́лый (mályj)
  2. short neuter singular of ма́ленький (málenʹkij)

Rusyn[edit]

Adverb[edit]

мало (malo)

  1. little, few, some
    Втогды было барз мало.
    Vtohdŷ bŷlo barz malo.
    Then there was very little amount of.
  2. slightly, somewhat, vaguely (to a small but perceptible degree)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâlo/
  • Hyphenation: ма‧ло

Adverb[edit]

ма̏ло (Latin spelling mȁlo) (+ genitive case)

  1. little, few, some
  2. slightly, somewhat, vaguely (to a small but perceptible degree)
  3. barely, hardly (anyone, anywhere)

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic малъ (malŭ), from Proto-Slavic *malъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ма́ло (málo) (comparative менш or ме́нше)

  1. a little, few, some
    Antonyms: бага́то (baháto), мно́го (mnóho) (rare)

References[edit]

  • мало in Bilodid, I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
  • мало in Horox (slovozmina)
  • мало in Slovnyk - portal ukrajinsʹkoji movy ta kulʹtury