mála

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mála, from Proto-Germanic *mēlōną, which could be related to *mailą (spot, blemish, mark).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to paint

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of mála (group v-30)
infinitive mála
supine málað
participle (a6)1 málandi málaður
present past
first singular máli málaði
second singular málar málaði
third singular málar málaði
plural mála málaðu
imperative
singular mála!
plural málið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mála, from Proto-Germanic *mēlōną, , which could be related to *mailą (spot, blemish, mark).

Cognate with Danish male, German malen (to paint) and Swedish måla from Middle Low German mâlen (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.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mála m (genitive singular mála, nominative plural málaí)

  1. bag (flexible container)
    1. collection, bundle, repository
  2. (anatomy, etc.) stomach; appetite

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Scanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [màʊːla], [mòːla]

Verb[edit]

mála (preterite singular málade, supine málað)

  1. to measure