melen

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *melinos, from *meli (honey) (compare Welsh melyn). Can be connected to the notion of 'yellow like honey'.

Adjective[edit]

melen

  1. yellow

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) mellen
  • (Puter) mellan

Etymology[edit]

Of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *melinos, from *meli (honey) (compare Welsh melyn).

Adjective[edit]

melen m (feminine singular melna, masculine plural melens, feminine plural melnas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) yellow

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English melon.

Noun[edit]

melen

  1. melon

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

melen

  1. feminine singular of melyn

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
melen felen unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.