Complete Definition of "male"

see|Malé|mâle
English

Etymology
ME. term|male|lang=enm, borrowed from Old French term|masle, term|malle (Modern French term|mâle), from Latin term|masculus||masculine, a male, diminutive of term|mas|mÄs|male, masculine.

Pronunciation
enPR|mÄl
IPA|/meɪl/
SAMPA|/meIl/
audio|en-us-male.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪl|-eɪl

Homophones
mail

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Belonging or referring to the sex which is generally characterized as having the smaller gametes (for species which have two sexes and for which this distinction can be made).
  2. figurative having an external plug, as in a connector or pipe fitting.

Synonyms
figurative plug, pin

Antonyms
female
neuter

Translations
trans-top|belonging or referring to the sex having the smaller gametes
Chinese: ç· (for human only), å¬ (usually for animals), é (usually for animals and plants, sometimes used for human in classical text)
Finnish: t+|fi|miespuolinen
French: qualifier|animal t+|fr|mâle, qualifier|human t+|fr|masculin
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Interlingua: mascule
Latin: t-|la|masculus
Portuguese: t+|pt|macho|m
Spanish: t+|es|masculino|m, t+|es|macho|m
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trans-top|having an external plug
French: t+|fr|mâle
trans-mid
Interlingua: masculin
Latin: t-|la|masculus
Portuguese: t+|pt|masculino|m
Spanish: t+|es|macho|m
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Bulgarian: мÑжки (mÇžki) m, мÑжка (mÇžka) f
Catalan: masculí m, masculina f
Cebuano: lalaki
Cherokee: á áá¦á¯ (asgaya)
Chinese: ç· (for human only), å¬ (usually for animals), é (usually for animals and plants, sometimes used for human in classical text)
Dutch: mannelijk
Esperanto: malina, vira
Finnish: miespuolinen (1,2), uros|uros- (3, prefix in a compound)
German: männlich
Greek, Ancient: á¼ÏÏην (ársÄn)
Greek: t-|el|αÏÏενικÏÏ|sc=Grek (arsenikós)
Hungarian: hím
Icelandic: karlmaður
Ido: maskulo
Italian: maschio, maschile
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Indonesian: laki-laki, pria, jantan
Japanese: é (ãã, osu)
Romanian: masculin, bÄrbÄtesc
Russian: мÑжÑкой (mužskoj)
Scottish Gaelic: fearail m, fireannach m
Telugu: మఠ(maga)
Tupinambá: akûãîba'e (t-)
Turkish: erkek
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Noun
en-noun

  1. Someone of masculine gender.

Antonyms
female

Translations
trans-top|someone of masculine gender
Albanian: burrec
Bulgarian: мÑж (mÇž) m
Catalan: mascle m
Cebuano: lalaki
Croatian: t-|hr|mužjak|m
Dutch: mannetje n, mannetjes-
Esperanto: t-|eo|viro|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|koiras, t+|fi|uros
French: t+|fr|mâle|m
German: t+|de|Männchen|n
Greek, Ancient: á¼ÏÏην (ársÄn)/ á¼ÏÏην (árrÄn) m, á¼ÏÏεν (ársen)/ á¼ÏÏεν (árren) n
Greek: t-|el|άÏÏεναÏ|trárrenas|scGrek, t+|el|άνÏÏαÏ|scGrek, t-|el|αÏÏενικÏÏ|scGrek
Guaraní: me
Hungarian: t-|hu|hím
Ido: -ul
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Indonesian: t-|id|laki-laki|xs=Indonesian
Interlingua: masculo
Italian: t+|it|maschio|m
Kurdish: t+|ku|ÙÛر|sc=KUchar
Latin: t-|la|masculus|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|macho|m
Romanian: t-|ro|mascul
Russian: t-|ru|ÑамеÑ|m|trsaméts|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: fear#Scottish Gaelic|fear m, fireannach m
Slovene: t+|sl|samec|m
Spanish: t+|es|macho|m
Tupinambá: akûãîba'e (t-)
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See also
macho
masculine
â

Anagrams
lame
meal
Elma

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:English homophones


Danish

Pronunciation
audio|Da-male.ogg|audio

Verb
male

  1. grind

Category:Danish verbs


Estonian

Noun
male
chess

  1. defn|Estonian

Anagrams
emal
lame

Category:Estonian nouns
Category:et:Chess| male


Italian

Adverb
male

  1. badly, wrongly

Antonyms
bene

Noun
it-noun|mal|m|e|i

  1. evil, harm
  2. pain, ache, illness, sickness, disease

Antonyms
bene

Derived terms
mal d'auto
mal di gola
mal di mare
mal di testa
mal di denti
mal di fegato

Category:Italian adverbs


Latin

Adverb
la-adv|male|peius|pÄius|pessime|pessimÄ

  1. badly
  2. wrongly
  3. cruelly, wickedly

Related terms
malus


Norwegian

Verb
male

  1. to paint

Category:Norwegian verbs

ar:male
br:male
de:male
el:male
es:male
fr:male
ko:male
io:male
id:male
it:male
kk:male
ku:male
hu:male
ml:male
ja:male
no:male
pl:male
pt:male
ru:male
simple:male
fi:male
ta:male
te:male
th:male
vi:male
zh:male

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