μέλι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mélid. Cognates include Latin mel, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌻𐌹𐌸 ‎(miliþ), and Old Armenian մեղր ‎(mełr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μέλῐ ‎(mélin ‎(genitive μέλῐτος); third declension meli may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μέλῐ.

  1. honey
  2. anything sweet

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Usage notes[edit]

μέλι is also sometimes used as the dative singular.

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References[edit]

  • μέλι in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «μέλι» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μέλι» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «μέλι» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «μέλι» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Homophones: μέλει ‎(mélei), μέλη ‎(méli), μέλλει ‎(méllei)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μέλι ‎(méli), from Proto-Indo-European *mélid.

Noun[edit]

μέλι ‎(mélin ‎(plural μέλια)

  1. honey

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