მელა

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Georgian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian მელი (meli), the -ა (-a) is a petrified diminutive suffix. Ultimately from Proto-Georgian-Zan *mal- (fox). Cognate with Mingrelian მალი (mali).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛla/
  • Hyphenation: მე‧ლა
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

მელა (mela) (plural მელები)

  1. fox
  2. (colloquial) fox fur
  3. (figuratively, colloquial) crafty, insinuating person

Inflection[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Čikobava, Arnold et al., editors (1950–1964) , “მელა”, in Kartuli enis ganmarṭebiti leksiḳoni [Explanatory Dictionary of the Georgian language] (in Georgian), Tbilisi