malha

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Uma cota de malha

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French maille ‎(mesh, loop), from Latin macula ‎(stain), probably from Proto-Indo-European *smh₁-tleh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *smeh₁- ‎(smear, rub).

Noun[edit]

malha f (plural malhas)

  1. (uncountable) mail, chainmail
  2. mesh (structure made of connected strands of metal, fiber, or other flexible/ductile material, with evenly spaced openings between them)
  3. network
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin macula ‎(stain).

Noun[edit]

malha f (plural malhas)

  1. a stain in an animal’s fur
  2. a section of terrain with a different colour than that surrounding it
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Etymology 3[edit]

From malhar ‎(to hammer; to beat), from malho ‎(mallet; sledgehammer), from Latin malleus ‎(hammer).

Noun[edit]

malha f (plural malhas)

  1. a beating
  2. a game where players have to throw hoops or horseshoes towards a pin on the ground
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Verb[edit]

malha

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of malhar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of malhar