smale

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. small
    • Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales, General Prologue, ll. 9–10:
      • And smale foweles maken melodye,
        That slepen al the nyght with open ye.
        And small birds make melody,
        That sleep all the night with open eye.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse smali. Compare German Schmalkalb.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

smale m

  1. (dialectal) sheep

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. inflection of smal:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. inflection of smal:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smale

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of smal.

Anagrams[edit]