malo

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See also: málo and mało

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

malo ‎(uncountable)

  1. (informal) malolactic fermentation
    • 2009, Joseph LaVilla, The Wine, Beer, and Spirits Handbook
      Allowing a wine to undergo malo also protects it from bacterial contamination later.

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mal- +‎ -o

Noun[edit]

malo ‎(accusative singular malon, plural maloj, accusative plural malojn)

  1. opposite

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mal (masculine singular, before the noun)
  • mao

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus.

Adjective[edit]

malo m (feminine singular mala, masculine plural malos, feminine plural malas)

  1. bad

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

malō

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌻𐍉

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Italian, from Latin malus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalo/, [ˈmaː.l̺o]
  • Hyphenation: mà‧lo

Adjective[edit]

malo m ‎(feminine singular mala, masculine plural mali, feminine plural male)

  1. (archaic) bad, evil, wicked
  2. (archaic) unfit, incompetent, inadequate

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of malus ‎(bad, evil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malō

  1. masculine dative singular of malus
  2. masculine ablative singular of malus
  3. neuter dative singular of malus
  4. neuter ablative singular of malus

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of malus ‎(apple tree).

Noun[edit]

malo

  1. dative singular of malus
  2. ablative singular of malus

Etymology 3[edit]

From magis volō ‎(I wish for more)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mālō ‎(present infinitive mālle, perfect active māluī); irregular conjugation, no passive

  1. I prefer, want more or instead.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of malo (irregular, no imperatives)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mālō māvīs māvult mālumus māvultis mālunt
imperfect mālēbam mālēbās mālēbat mālēbāmus mālēbātis mālēbant
future mālam mālēs mālet mālēmus mālētis mālent
perfect māluī māluistī māluit māluimus māluistis māluērunt, māluēre
pluperfect mālueram māluerās māluerat māluerāmus māluerātis māluerant
future perfect māluerō mālueris māluerit māluerimus mālueritis māluerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mālim mālīs mālit mālīmus mālītis mālint
imperfect māllem māllēs māllet māllēmus māllētis māllent
perfect māluerim māluerīs māluerit māluerīmus māluerītis māluerint
pluperfect māluissem māluissēs māluisset māluissēmus māluissētis māluissent
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mālle māluisse
participles

Old Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalo/
  • Hyphenation: mà‧lo

Adjective[edit]

malo ‎(feminine mala, masculine plural mali, feminine plural male)

  1. bad, evil, wicked
  2. unfit, incompetent, inadequate

Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

malo

  1. government

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâlo/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lo

Adverb[edit]

mȁlo ‎(Cyrillic spelling ма̏ло)

  1. a little, few, some
  2. hardly (anyone, anywhere)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmälo̞], /ˈmalo/

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus

Adjective[edit]

malo m ‎(feminine singular mala, masculine plural malos, feminine plural malas)

  1. bad
  2. evil
  3. sick

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