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1. mál (noun n.)

‘speech, matter’

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ONP (prose citations):653721428
SkP: 136127911
Malfong.is (prose):28381392394

forms: môlum, Mál nom, Málin, Málinu, Málið, Málum, málið n sg, málunum dat n pl, mls, Máls, málanna, malvm, málvm, mꜳl, malí, mal, male, mꜵla, mala, malum, mali, malom, mals, málit, máále, malið, malin, malit, mꜳli, mꜳlit, maáli, mäl, maál, mꜳlvnvm, malid, mall, moll, ml, ml, mli, mále, máál, malsins, mꜳls, mól, molom, mꜵl, malinu, mol, malsens, Mal, maal, maalum, mle, mäle, malet, maalí, malínu, malino, ml, maalit, mlom, mli, malenu, mäled, ml, málí, málom, málin n pl, malith, Biarka mal, mälsins, mꜳle, maali, möl, mölom, máala, máals, malss, môl, málum, máls, mála, málinu, máli, máls, mál, málsins, mal, malſ, ma lvn, mál, málſ, mal, malſ, mali

ungrouped:
Anon Alpost 4VII l. 3: mál ‘’
Anon Bjark 1III l. 3: máls ‘it is time’
Anon Hafl 1III l. 3: máls ‘for the case’
Anon Hsv 6VII l. 6: máli ‘talk to’
Anon Hsv 26VII l. 4: mál ‘’
Anon Hsv 76VII l. 1: Mál ‘matter’
Anon Hsv 101VII l. 4 [variant]: máli ‘’
Anon Hsv 124VII l. 1: Málum ‘to conversations’
Anon Hsv 149VII l. 1: mál ‘mál’
Kálf Kátr 11VII l. 6: máli ‘speech’
Kálf Kátr 38VII l. 6: mála ‘of the speech’
Anon Krm 1VIII l. 10: mála ‘ornaments’
Anon Leið 2VII l. 8: mál ‘speech’
Anon Leið 3VII l. 8: máls ‘of language’
Anon Leið 34VII l. 4: mál ‘eloquence’
Anon Leið 37VII l. 3: máls ‘of speech’
Anon Líkn 8VII l. 8: málum ‘utterances’
Anon Mdr 21VII l. 4: mál ‘agreement’
Anon Mdr 29VII l. 2: máls ‘speech’
Anon Mdr 30VII l. 7: mála ‘references’
Anon Mgr 1VII l. 4: mála ‘with speech’
Anon Mv I 11VII l. 4: máls ‘in the case’
Anon Mv I 18VII l. 7: málin ‘matters’
Anon Mv II 7VII l. 5: mál ‘plea’
Anon Mv II 10VII l. 1: mál ‘pleas’
Anon Mv II 23VII l. 6: mál ‘measure’
Anon Mv III 1VII l. 8: máls ‘of words’
Anon Mv III 3VII l. 8: mál ‘condition’
Anon Mv III 15VII l. 4: mál ‘’
Anon Mv III 16VII l. 6: máli ‘case’
Anon Mv III 29VII l. 8: mál ‘plea’
Anon Nkt 3II l. 4: máls ‘the story’
Anon Nkt 37II l. 1: máls ‘story’
Anon Nkt 69II l. 8: môlum ‘cases’
Anon Pét 40VII l. 3: mála ‘the words’
Anon Pl 26VII l. 5: máli ‘promise’
Anon Pl 29VII l. 1: máli ‘his speech’
Anon Sól 25VII l. 2: mála ‘the confidential’
Anon Vitn 6VII l. 8: málum ‘with words’
Anon Vitn 16VII l. 4: mála ‘agreement’
Anon Vitn 23VII l. 2: mál ‘speech’
Arn Hryn 14II l. 2: môlum ‘words’
BjHall Kálffl 4I l. 4: máli ‘case’
BjHall Kálffl 7I l. 8: môlum ‘matters’
ESk Geisl 6VII l. 3: môl ‘sayings’
ESk Geisl 7VII l. 7: môl ‘words’
ESk Geisl 19VII l. 8: mál ‘speech’
ESk Geisl 26VII l. 1: Mál ‘speech’
ESk Geisl 37VII l. 6: máli ‘of speech’
ESk Geisl 38VII l. 8: mál ‘speech’
ESk Geisl 41VII l. 7: máls ‘of speech’
ESk Geisl 51VII l. 3: mál ‘talk’
ESk Geisl 59VII l. 7: mál ‘undertaking’
ESk Frag 3III l. 4: máli ‘in speech’
Eil Þdr 7III l. 2: mál ‘the’
Anon Lil 3VII l. 3: mál ‘speech’
Anon Lil 4VII l. 5: máli ‘tongue’
Anon Lil 15VII l. 8: mál ‘speech’
Anon Lil 75VII l. 2: mál ‘speech’
Anon Lil 88VII l. 6: mál ‘’
Gamlkan Has 1VII l. 6: môl ‘words’
Gamlkan Has 65VII l. 3: máli ‘of prime importance’
GunnLeif Merl II 23VIII (Bret 23) l. 10: mál ‘speech’
GunnLeif Merl I 94VIII (Bret 162) l. 8: mál ‘sayings’
GunnLeif Merl I 95VIII (Bret 163) l. 9: môl ‘matters’
GunnLeif Merl I 100VIII (Bret 168) l. 10: môl ‘the words’
Halli XI Fl 5II l. 4: môl ‘the issues’
Hbreiðm Lv 1II l. 2: môl ‘tales’
Hfr ErfÓl 3I l. 1: máls ‘the speech’
Hfr ErfÓl 20I l. 7: máli ‘story’
Hfr ErfÓl 20I l. 7 [variant]: mal̄ ‘’
Hfr ErfÓl 20I l. 7 [variant]: málin ‘’
Hfr Hákdr 8III l. 4: môlum ‘speeches ’
Hskv Hardr 3II l. 8: mála ‘for his speeches’
Nefari Lv 1II l. 5: máli ‘our speech’
Oddi Lv 1II l. 6: mál ‘time’
Ólhelg Lv 5I l. 5: máli ‘of speech’
Ólhv Hryn 3II l. 8: mál ‘case’
Ólsv Hákdr 1III l. 1: máls ‘for talk’
Rv Lv 31II l. 5: mála ‘the wages’
RvHbreiðm Hl 1III l. 3: mál ‘sayings’
Sigv Ást 1I l. 8: môlum ‘the cause’
Sigv Austv 17I l. 2: môlum ‘to the arrangements’
Sigv Austv 17I l. 5: môl ‘arrangements’
Sigv Austv 17I l. 5 [variant]: máls ‘’
Sigv Austv 20I l. 2: môlum ‘proposals’
Sigv Berv 8II l. 5: Mál ‘message’
Sigv Berv 13II l. 4: môlum ‘promises’
Sigv Berv 14II l. 1: mál ‘’
Sigv Berv 15II l. 4: mála ‘in the affairs’
Sigv Berv 18II l. 3: môl ‘promises’
Sigv ErfÓl 2I l. 7: máls ‘of the speech’
Sigv Erlfl 5I l. 8: môlum ‘words’
Sigv Erlfl 7I l. 8: môl ‘sayings’
Sigv Nesv 7I l. 7 [variant]: mála ‘’
Sigv Víkv 7I l. 4: máli ‘the tale’
Sigv Víkv 7I l. 4 [variant]: môlum ‘’
Sigv Víkv 14I l. 1 [variant]: Máls ‘’
Sigv Vestv 4I l. 4: máli ‘matter’
Sigv Vestv 6I l. 3: môl ‘words’
Sigv Vestv 8I l. 5: mál ‘an agreement’
Sigv Lv 6I l. 4: mála ‘of [our] agreement’
Sigv Lv 7I l. 1: mála ‘matters’
Sigv Lv 9I l. 7: môl ‘Meals’
Sigv Lv 10I l. 4: máli ‘speech’
Sigv Lv 15I l. 6: máli ‘talk’
SnSt Ht 25III l. 5: Máls ‘of speech’
SnSt Ht 75III l. 4: mál ‘times’
SnSt Ht 84III l. 5: mál ‘lawsuits’
Steinn Óldr 9II l. 3: mála ‘tales’
Sturl Hákfl 8II l. 8: mála ‘’
Þhorn Gldr 6I l. 2 [variant]: mál ‘’
Þhorn Harkv 1I l. 5: môlum ‘the words’
Þloft Glækv 8I l. 7: máls ‘for speech’
Þloft Glækv 9I l. 11: máls ‘of the language’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 9III l. 4: môl ‘speeches’
Anon 732b 1III l. 7: mál ‘affairs’
Anon (FoGT) 38III l. 4: mál ‘speech’
Anon (Heiðr) 4VIII (Heiðr 24) l. 3: máli ‘the speech’
Anon Law 1VII l. 5: máls ‘giving’
ǪrvOdd Lv 8VIII (Ǫrv 40) l. 2: mál ‘assig’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 7VIII (Ǫrv 77) l. 8: málum ‘words’
Anon Brúðv 1VII l. 7: mál ‘speech’
Anon Brúðv 16VII l. 8: mál ‘matter’
Anon Brúðv 28VII l. 7: máls ‘eloquence’
FriðÞ Lv 28VIII (Frið 34) l. 6: máli ‘a talk’
Útsteinn Lv 1VIII (Hálf 38) l. 2: máli ‘the matter’
Herv Lv 6VIII (Heiðr 21) l. 2: máls ‘word’
Angantýr Lv 9VIII (Heiðr 43) l. 2: mála ‘utterances’
Keth Lv 3VIII (Ket 5) l. 5: málum ‘peace’
Þul Manna 1III l. 1: Mál ‘time’
Þul Sverða 6III l. 2: mál ‘ornamented’
Anon (SnE) 10III l. 2: mála ‘of the speeches’
Innsteinn Innkv 7VIII (Hálf 26) l. 8: mál ‘words’
Innsteinn Innkv 9VIII (Hálf 29) l. 5: Mál ‘time’

compounds:
Anon Alpost 4VII, l. 3: lögmál ‘law’
Anon Hafl 1III, l. 3: málsgengi ‘support for the case’
Anon Hsv 26VII, l. 4: málskálp ‘loquacity’
Anon Hsv 149VII, l. 1: Hugsvinnsmál ‘Hugsvinnsmál’
Anon Leið 2VII, l. 8: málgǫgn ‘speech-organs’
Anon Leið 3VII, l. 8: málsgnótt ‘an abundance of language’
Anon Leið 34VII, l. 4: málfinni ‘eloquence’
Anon Mdr 29VII, l. 2: málsgnótt ‘speech-abundance’
Anon Mv III 15VII, l. 4: lögmál ‘law’
Anon Vitn 6VII, l. 8: festarmálum ‘with words of betrothal’
Anon Vitn 16VII, l. 4: kaupmála ‘agreement’
Anon Vitn 23VII, l. 2: reiðimál ‘The wrathful speech’
ESk Geisl 19VII, l. 8: máltól ‘speech-tools’
Eil Þdr 7III, l. 2: málhvettan ‘the chattering’
Anon Lil 4VII, l. 5: móðurmáli ‘a mother tongue’
Anon Lil 88VII, l. 6: bænamál ‘prayers’
Hfr Hákdr 8III, l. 4: ríkismôlum ‘sovereign speeches ’
Sturl Hákfl 8II, l. 8: veðmála ‘security’
Þhorn Gldr 6I, l. 2: gunnmál ‘of the battle’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 9III, l. 4: hróðrmôl ‘praise-speeches’
Anon Law 1VII, l. 5: lögmáls ‘of law-giving’
ǪrvOdd Lv 8VIII (Ǫrv 40), l. 2: málþing ‘assignations’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 7VIII (Ǫrv 77), l. 8: gamanmálum ‘entertaining words’
Anon Brúðv 28VII, l. 7: málsgnótt ‘eloquence’
Keth Lv 3VIII (Ket 5), l. 5: Friðmálum ‘words of peace’
Þul Sverða 6III, l. 2: málvitnir ‘ornamented wolf’

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