Mal

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mal

  1. A short form of given names such as Mallory, Malcolm etc.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From .

Proper noun[edit]

Mal m

  1. Section of Tongres in Belgium.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German māl, from Proto-West Germanic *māl, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą. See also Mahl (meal), which is ultimately the same word. Cognate with English meal.

Noun[edit]

Mal n (genitive Mals or Males, plural Male or Mal)

  1. time (as in the first time; many times)
  2. occasion, case, occurrence
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German māl, from Old High German māl. Related with malen (to paint) and cognate with Dutch maal. Early on influenced by etymologically unrelated Middle High German meil, from Old High German meil, from Proto-Germanic *mailą, from which last English mole.

Noun[edit]

Mal n (genitive Mals or Males, plural Male or Mäler)

  1. a mark on the body, e.g. a scar, mole, etc.
  2. (chiefly in compounds) mark, sign in the landscape, e.g. a milestone
  3. (ball games) base
Usage notes[edit]
  • The plural form Mäler is rare in the simplex, but common in derivatives.
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mal.

Proper noun[edit]

Mal m

  1. A village in Oțelu Roșu, Caraș-Severin, Romania
  2. A village in Sâg, Sălaj, Romania