mål

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mål n (singular definite målet, plural indefinite mål)

  1. size
  2. speech
  3. target
  4. goal, e.g. lave mål (score a goal)

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

mål

  1. Imperative of måle.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

Noun[edit]

mål n

  1. aim, goal, purpose, target
  2. measure, measurement
  3. language, dialect

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Some senses from Old Norse mál (language, speech, matter, affair, case) (from Proto-Germanic *maþlą), and others from Old Norse mál (size, measurement, time, meal) (from Proto-Germanic *mēlą).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mål n

  1. target; what one aims to hit
  2. (sports) finish; goal. Where a race ends
    Den som kommer i mål först, har vunnit
    Whoever reaches the goal first, is the winner
  3. (sports, such as soccer) goal; the place the players should attempt to put the ball in, in order to score
  4. (somewhat dated) language; dialect
  5. meal
  6. juridical case

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