maile

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See also: Maile and mailé

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

maile (uncountable)

  1. A flowering Hawaiian vine (Alyxia stellata), of the genus Alyxia, used to make lei.
    • 1910, The Hawaiian Forester and Agriculturist (page 165)
      All about the tents were ferns, while the fragrant maile trailed from every tree and bush []

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of mail.

Noun[edit]

maile (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of mail (chainmail).

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mail ([delivery of] letters and small parcels).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛjlə/, [ˈmɛjlə]

Verb[edit]

maile (imperative mail, infinitive at maile, present tense mailer, past tense mailede, perfect tense er/har mailet)

  1. e-mail (to compose and send an e-mail) [from 1989]

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

maile

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of mailen

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. allative plural of maa

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. allative singular of mai

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

maile

  1. inflection of mailer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

maile

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

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mailē

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌴

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. (botany) maile

Derived terms[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. Alternative form of male (bag)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. Alternative form of mayle

Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. dog

Tokelauan[edit]

Te maile (1).
Te maile (2).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.ˈi.le/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧i‧le

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian [Term?]. Cognates include Samoan maile.

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. dog (Canis familiaris)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *maile. Cognates include Hawaiian maile and Samoan maile.

Noun[edit]

maile

  1. giant swordfern (Nephrolepis biserrata)

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 199