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You are viewing the etymology of meal meaning: (Noun Verb) (UK, _, dialectal) A speck or spot.. A part; a fragment; a portion. (transitive) To defile or taint.(UK, _, dialectal) A speck or spot.. A part; a fragment; a portion. (transitive) To defile or taint.. You may also see other English etymologies of meal.
English word meal comes from English pop, Proto-Germanic *maþlą (Agreement. Gathering. Legal case. Speech.), Proto-Indo-European *mel-, Danish Gramm-Molekül, Classical Nahuatl molli, Nahuatl molli, Proto-Indo-European *meh₃-.

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Meal detailed word origin explanation

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pop English (eng) (ergative) To burst (something) with a popping sound.. (intransitive) To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound.. (intransitive) To stand out; to be distinctive to the senses.. (intransitive, UK, Canada, often with over, round, along, etc.) To make a short trip or visit.. (intransitive, of the ears) To undergo equalization of pressure when the Eustachian tubes open.. (intransitive, vulgar) To [...]
*maþlą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Agreement. Gathering. Legal case. Speech.
*mel- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) honey, to grind, bad, wrong, dark, red, dirty, dark, red color; dirty
Gramm-Molekül Danish (dan)
molli Classical Nahuatl (nci) A spiced, watery food of any kind; a sauce, stew, broth, etc.
molli Nahuatl (nah)
*meh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pop up English (eng) (idiomatic) To appear without warning.. To come up with a "pop" sound.
*mailą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Spot, mark, blemish.
*melh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, to rub, grind, black, grind
Mol German (deu) (chemistry, physics) mole (unit of amount).
moles Latin (lat) Heap, pile. Mass (of material). Mole, jetty. Rock, boulder.
*mēlą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Measure, measurement. Point in time, period of time. Time for eating, meal. Time, occasion.
*melh₂-no- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mole Spanish (spa) Hunk, chunk, slab (thing of large size or quantity). Massiveness Soft, mild (Mexico) mole, a type of stew.
μόλος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
malleus Latin (lat) (New Latin) the malleus, a small bone in the middle ear. A disease of animals. Hammer, mallet.
molo Italian (ita) Jetty, pier, mole, quay, dock.
mál Old Norse (non) Meal, mealtime. Measurement, size. Time (legal) cause. Language. Matter, affair. Speech A work of art inlaid in metal, especially on weapons.
mallet English (eng) A light beetle with a long handle used in playing croquet.. A small hammer-like tool used for playing certain musical instruments.. A type of hammer with a larger-than-usual head made of wood, rubber or similar non-iron material, used by woodworkers for driving a tool, such as a chisel. A kind of maul.. A weapon resembling the tool, but typically much larger.. The stick used to strike the [...]
mǣl Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
mole Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
mal Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
moll English (eng) (Australia, New Zealand, slang) A girlfriend of a bikie.. (Australia, New Zealand, slang) A girlfriend of a surfie; blends with pejorative sense.. (Australia, New Zealand, slang, pejorative) Bitch, slut; an insulting epithet applied to a female.. A female companion of a gangster, especially a former or current prostitute.. A prostitute or woman with loose sexual morals. (music, obsolete) [...]
meal English (eng) (UK, _, dialectal) A speck or spot.. A part; a fragment; a portion. (transitive) To defile or taint.

Words with the same origin as meal

Descendants of pop
Descendants of *maþlą
blackmail email mail mailbox mailed mailman male wad
Descendants of *mel-
evils mal malfunction malice malicious manual mild mill miller mold mortar muy oatmeal poison windmill
Descendants of *meh₃-
demolish molecule