μέλας

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From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂-. Cognates include Sanskrit मल (mala, dirt, filth, dust), Latvian melns, and Old Prussian melne.

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μέλας (mélasm, μέλαινα f, μέλαν n; first/third declension

  1. dark
  2. black
  3. gloomy, murky
  4. obscure, enigmatic

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