mæle

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mæli (speech) and mæla (to speak), both from mál (language, speech, matter, affair).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛːlə/, [ˈmɛːlə]

Noun[edit]

mæle n (singular definite mælet, not used in plural form)

  1. speech, voice

Verb[edit]

mæle (imperative mæl, present mæler, past mælte or mælede, past participle mælet or mælt)

  1. utter (to say)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mæli (speech) and mæla (to speak), both from mál (language, speech, matter, affair).

Noun[edit]

mæle n (definite singular mælet, indefinite plural mæler, definite plural mæla or mælene)

  1. speech, voice

Verb[edit]

mæle (imperative mæl, present mæler, past mælte, past participle mælt)

  1. Utter (to say)

Verb[edit]

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mæle (imperative mæl, present mæler, past mælte, past participle mælt)

  1. Punch, throw or kick something or someone hard and without purpose or aim.