mali

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See also: Mali and Malí

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hindi, from Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

mali ‎(plural malis)

  1. A member of a caste in South Asia whose traditional occupation is gardening; hence, any native gardener. [from 18th c.]
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 99:
      the malis who tended the gardens, no less than the owners themselves, vied to outdo each other in the fancifulness of their plantings, creating here a little patch of topiary and there an avenue of trees, trimmed in the French fashion […].

Etymology 2[edit]

From Xhosa imali, Zulu imali ‎(money), from English money.

Noun[edit]

mali ‎(uncountable)

  1. (South Africa) Money, cash. [from 19th c.]



Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mali ?

  1. mountain

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mali

  1. wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mali malit
genitive malin malien
partitive malia maleja
illative maliin maleihin
singular plural
nominative mali malit
accusative nom. mali malit
gen. malin
genitive malin malien
partitive malia maleja
inessive malissa maleissa
elative malista maleista
illative maliin maleihin
adessive malilla maleilla
ablative malilta maleilta
allative malille maleille
essive malina maleina
translative maliksi maleiksi
instructive malein
abessive malitta maleitta
comitative maleineen

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mali m

  1. plural of male

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mālī

  1. nominative plural of mālus
  2. genitive singular of mālus
  3. vocative plural of mālus

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mali

  1. 2nd person singular past indicative form of malt

Polish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mali

  1. nominative plural personal masculine form of mały

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin male. Compare Italian male.

Adverb[edit]

mali

  1. badly

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus. Compare Italian mali, male.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.lɪ/
  • Hyphenation: mà‧li

Adjective[edit]

mali m pl, f pl

  1. masculine plural of malu; bad.
  2. feminine plural of malu

Inflection[edit]

Masculine Feminine
Singular malu mala
Plural mali mali

Noun[edit]

mali m (plural mali)

  1. evil, harm

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مال ‎(māl).

Noun[edit]

mali (n class, plural mali)

  1. wealth
  2. property

Tagalog[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mali

  1. wrong

Woiwurrung[edit]

Noun[edit]

mali

  1. mallee