- Bible Malachi
bad or badly, wrong, ill: maladroit
Origin of mal-French from Classical Latin male- from male, badly, malus, bad, evil
- Bad; badly: maladminister.
- Abnormal; abnormally: malformation.
Origin of mal-Middle English from Old French from Latin from male badly, malus bad ; see mel-3 in Indo-European roots.
From French mal (“illness").
- (surfing) A longboard (type of surfboard).
Shortening of malibu.