Malmö

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See also: Malmo, Malmø, and Malmoe

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Malmö, from Middle Danish Malmoghe or Malmhauge (literally Ore Hill), a compound equivalent to present-day malm (ore) + høj (hill); both elements are of Old Norse, earlier Proto-Germanic, and ultimately Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːlmɜː/, /ˈmɑːlməʊ/, /ˈmalməʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɑlmʊ/, /ˈmɑlmoʊ/

Proper noun[edit]

Malmö

  1. The third-largest city in Sweden, located on the southwest coast of the country.
    • 2010, Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies, Fourth Estate (2011), page 300:
      Perched almost on the southern tip of the Swedish peninsula, Malmö is a bland, gray-blue industrial town set amid a featureless, gray-blue landscape.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Malmö, from Middle Danish Malmoghe or Malmhauge (literally Ore Hill), a compound equivalent to present-day malm (ore) + høj (hill); both elements are of Old Norse, earlier Proto-Germanic, and ultimately Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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  • IPA(key): /ˈmalmøː/
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Proper noun[edit]

Malmö n (genitive Malmös)

  1. Malmö (a city in Sweden)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Malmö, from Middle Danish Malmoghe or Malmhauge (literally Ore Hill), a compound equivalent to present-day malm (ore) + høj (hill); both elements are of Old Norse, earlier Proto-Germanic, and ultimately Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Malmö n (indeclinable)

  1. Malmö (a city in Sweden)

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malmö f

  1. Alternative spelling of Malmo

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Danish Malmoghe or Malmhauge (literally Ore Hill), a compound equivalent to present-day malm (ore) + høj (hill); both elements are of Old Norse, earlier Proto-Germanic, and ultimately Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Malmö n (genitive Malmös)

  1. Malmö (a city in Sweden)

Derived terms[edit]