melina

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

melina f (plural meline) (More fully: fare la melina)

  1. (soccer) A tactic, in the final minutes of a game, in which the winning side maintains possession of the ball with a series of short passes.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From melinus (of or pertaining to honey), from mel (honey).

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Noun[edit]

melina f (genitive melinae); first declension

  1. mead
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative melina melinae
genitive melinae melinārum
dative melinae melinīs
accusative melinam melinās
ablative melinā melinīs
vocative melina melinae
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Etymology 2[edit]

From mēlīnus (of or pertaining to a marten), from mēles (marten, badger).

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Noun[edit]

mēlīna f (genitive mēlīnae); first declension

  1. A purse or wallet made of marten-skin.
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mēlīna mēlīnae
genitive mēlīnae mēlīnārum
dative mēlīnae mēlīnīs
accusative mēlīnam mēlīnās
ablative mēlīnā mēlīnīs
vocative mēlīna mēlīnae
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References[edit]

  • melina in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879