melón

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See also: melon and mełon

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mēlō, mēlōnem, shortening of Latin mēlopepō, from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn, melon).

Noun[edit]

melón m (plural melones)

  1. melon
  2. badger

Faroese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Danish melon, from Old French melon, from Medieval Latin melonem, from Latin melopeponem (type of pumpkin), from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn), from μῆλον (mêlon, apple) + πέπων (pépōn, ripe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melón f (genitive singular melónar, plural melónir)

  1. melon

Declension[edit]

Declension of melón
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative melón melónin melónir melónirnar
accusative melón melónina melónir melónirnar
dative melón melónini melónum melónunum
genitive melónar melónarinnar melóna melónanna

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

15th century. Probably from Old French melon, from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn), or from Old Portuguese [Term?], from Template:erd, shortening of Latin mēlopepō, from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn, melon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melón m (plural melóns)

  1. melon
  2. pumpkin

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • melon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • melon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • melón” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • melón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mēlō, mēlōnem, shortening of Latin mēlopepō, from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn, melon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melón m (plural melones)

  1. melon

Hyponyms[edit]