mało

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See also: malo and málo

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *malъ (small).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

mało (indeclinable, comparative mjenjej)

  1. few
    z mało słowamiwith few words

Antonyms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mało

  1. few, little
    tych jo małothere are few of them
    mało casalittle time
    mało pjenjezlittle money

Usage notes[edit]

As a determiner, mało is invariable; the noun it modifies is always plural is in whatever case is appropriate to its role in the sentence. As a pronoun, mało may be followed by a noun in the genitive case, which may be either singular or plural; or it may stand alone.

Further reading[edit]

  • mało in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • mało in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

mało (indeclinable)

  1. little, few

Antonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mało in Polish dictionaries at PWN