mallo

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See also: Mallo and malló

Galician[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin malleus (mallet).

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Noun[edit]

mallo m (plural mallos)

  1. large mallet; sledgehammer
    • 1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 139:
      em casa de Tare estaua aymage de Ulcano, feyta amaneyra de ferreyro, et hũ grande mallo ẽnas [maaos]
      in Tare's house there was an image of Vulcan, made in the manner of a blacksmith, holding a large hammer in his hands

Etymology 2[edit]

Peasants using mallos ("flails") to thresh cereal

From malle (flail), from Latin manualis (manual), influenced by Latin malleus (hammer). Cognate with Portuguese mangual. Alternative forms include manlle, manle, mal.

Noun[edit]

mallo m (plural mallos)

  1. flail
  2. handle of the flail
    Synonyms: mango, mangueira, moca

References[edit]

  • mallo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mallo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mallo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mallo” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • mallo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Italian[edit]

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mallo m (plural malli)

  1. cupule
  2. (botany) husk, hull, shell

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαλλός (mallós).

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mallō m (genitive mallōnis); third declension

  1. The stem of onions
  2. (pathology) A kind of tumor on the knees of animals

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mallō mallōnēs
genitive mallōnis mallōnum
dative mallōnī mallōnibus
accusative mallōnem mallōnēs
ablative mallōne mallōnibus
vocative mallō mallōnēs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malleus.

Noun[edit]

mallo m (plural mallos)

  1. mallet
  2. a kind of game