mahle

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Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German malan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mahle (third-person singular present millt or mählt or mahlt, past tense mohl, past participle jemahle or gemahle)

  1. (most dialects) to grind

Usage notes[edit]

  • The original present form is millt in most dialects. It is now often replaced with regularised mahlt or the compromise form mählt.
  • The past tense is restricted to Ripuarian and now rare.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːlə

Verb[edit]

mahle

  1. inflection of mahlen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative