malu

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See also: maḻu, mału, mälu, mǎlù, and mālu

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Samoan malu

Noun[edit]

malu (plural malus)

  1. A culturally significant tattoo on a Samoan woman's upper leg.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Malay malu

Adjective[edit]

malu (comparative more malu, superlative most malu)

  1. (Singapore) shy; embarrassed
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Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

malu

  1. Alternative form of mal

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus.

Adjective[edit]

malu m sg (feminine singular mala, neuter singular malo, masculine plural malos, feminine plural males)

  1. bad
  2. evil

Gamilaraay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malu

  1. silent
  2. quiet

References[edit]

  • (2017) Giacon J Gamilaraay-Yuwaalaraay Dictionary Supplement

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

malu

  1. shade
  2. shelter, protection
  3. control

Verb[edit]

malu

  1. (stative) peaceful, safe
  2. (stative) reserved, taboo

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Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malu

  1. ashamed

Noun[edit]

malu

  1. shame

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

malu f

  1. accusative singular form of mala
  2. instrumental singular form of mala
  3. genitive plural form of mala

Verb[edit]

malu

  1. 1st person singular past indicative form of malt

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malu (Jawi spelling مالو‎)

  1. shy.
  2. embarrassed.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: malu
Further reading[edit]

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish malo "bad".

Adjective[edit]

malu

  1. bad
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish mal "illness".

Noun[edit]

malu

  1. illness, disease

Samoan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

malu

  1. female tattoo

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus. Compare Italian malo.

Adjective[edit]

malu

  1. bad

Inflection[edit]

Masculine Feminine
Singular malu mala
Plural mali mali

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malu

  1. inflection of mal:
    1. indefinite masculine/neuter dative/locative singular
    2. feminine accusative singular

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malus (bad, wicked).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

malu (feminine singular mala, masculine and feminine plural mali)

  1. bad

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