mála

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See also: màla, måla, mala, malā, mäla, and mała

Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mála ‎(third person singular past indicative málaði, third person plural past indicative málað, supine málað)

  1. to paint

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mála. Cognate with Danish male, malen ‎(to paint) and Swedish måla from Middle Low German mālen ‎(to draw, paint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mála ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative málaði, supine málað)

  1. to paint (houses)
    Ég lýk þvímála húsið á morgun.
    I'll finish painting the house tomorrow.
  2. to paint (pictures)
    Málaðu mynd af mér.
    Paint a picture of me.

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Noun[edit]

mála n

  1. indefinite genitive plural of mál

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a borrowing from Middle English male or Anglo-Norman male, both meaning bag, from which the English mail and French malle are derived.

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Noun[edit]

mála m ‎(genitive singular mála, nominative plural málaí)

  1. bag (flexible container)
  2. stomach; appetite

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mála mhála unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "mála" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • mála” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.