Mali

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See also: mali, malí, Malí, mǎlì, māli, and mạ lị

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherits its name from the Mali Empire, in turn from Mandinka or Bambara mali (hippopotamus).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːli/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːli

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. A country in West Africa. Official name: Republic of Mali.
Hypernyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of Somali (a person from Somalia or of Somali descent)

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. (MLE, Toronto, slang) A Somali
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia eu

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Central Nahuatl[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in Africa)

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali n

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Mali in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Mali in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mali
genitive Malin
partitive Malia
illative Maliin
singular plural
nominative Mali
accusative nom. Mali
gen. Malin
genitive Malin
partitive Malia
inessive Malissa
elative Malista
illative Maliin
adessive Malilla
ablative Malilta
allative Malille
essive Malina
translative Maliksi
instructive
abessive Malitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Mali (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Malini Malimme
2nd person Malisi Malinne
3rd person Malinsa

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. A surname​.
  2. (rare) A female given name

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mali Malit
genitive Malin Malien
partitive Malia Maleja
illative Maliin Maleihin
singular plural
nominative Mali Malit
accusative nom. Mali Malit
gen. Malin
genitive Malin Malien
partitive Malia Maleja
inessive Malissa Maleissa
elative Malista Maleista
illative Maliin Maleihin
adessive Malilla Maleilla
ablative Malilta Maleilta
allative Malille Maleille
essive Malina Maleina
translative Maliksi Maleiksi
instructive Malein
abessive Malitta Maleitta
comitative Maleineen
Possessive forms of Mali (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Malini Malimme
2nd person Malisi Malinne
3rd person Malinsa

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali n (genitive Malis)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Derived terms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒli]
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧li
  • Rhymes: -li

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in Africa)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Mali
accusative Malit
dative Malinak
instrumental Malival
causal-final Maliért
translative Malivá
terminative Maliig
essive-formal Maliként
essive-modal
inessive Maliban
superessive Malin
adessive Malinál
illative Maliba
sublative Malira
allative Malihoz
elative Maliból
delative Maliról
ablative Malitól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Malié
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Maliéi
Possessive forms of Mali
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Malim
2nd person sing. Malid
3rd person sing. Malija
1st person plural Malink
2nd person plural Malitok
3rd person plural Malijuk

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Proper noun[edit]

Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Latvian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali f (indeclinable)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval vernacular form of Magdalene.

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • One of the most common female names in Norway in the 17th and 18th century. Today more common as Malin, Malene.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

Similar to English Mali.

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali n (indeclinable)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Mali in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali m

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Derived terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâːli/
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧li

Proper noun[edit]

Mȃli m (Cyrillic spelling Ма̑ли)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali m

  1. Alternative form of Malí

Swahili[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali n (genitive Malis)

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)

Anagrams[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mali

  1. Mali (a country in West Africa)