maldai

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Old Prussian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *maldas, from Proto-Indo-European *(h₂)moldos ‎(soft, weak). Cognates include Old Church Slavonic младъ ‎(mladŭ, young), Latin mollis ‎(soft, weak), Sanskrit मृदु ‎(mṛdú, soft, mild, weak), Ancient Greek βλαδύς ‎(bladús, weak) and ἀμαλδύνω ‎(amaldúnō, to weaken, destroy).

Noun[edit]

maldai m (nominative plural)

  1. boys