melo

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmelo/
  • Hyphenation: me‧lo
  • Rhymes: -elo
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

melo (accusative singular melon, plural meloj, accusative plural melojn)

  1. badger

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

melo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of meloa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of meloa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of meloa.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin melus, from Latin mālus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melo m (plural meli)

  1. apple tree, apple

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since about late 4th century CE, since Palladius and author(s) of Historia Augusta. Seems to be a colloquial shortening of mēlopepō, from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn, melon), probably with influence from μῆλον (mêlon, apple).

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Noun[edit]

mēlō m (genitive mēlōnis); third declension

  1. (Late Latin) Some cucurbit, likely an apple-shaped melon.
    • c. 500 CE, Palladius, Opus agriculturae 4.9.5:
      Nunc melones serendi rarius: distent inter se semina pedibus duobus, locis subactis, vel pastinatis, maxime arenis.
      Now melons are to be sown: let the seeds be two feet distant, in places well wrought and pastinated, mostly in sand.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mēlō mēlōnēs
Genitive mēlōnis mēlōnum
Dative mēlōnī mēlōnibus
Accusative mēlōnem mēlōnēs
Ablative mēlōne mēlōnibus
Vocative mēlō mēlōnēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: melón
  • Catalan: meló
  • Old French: melon
  • Galician: melón

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

melo

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of melot
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of melot
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of melot
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of melot
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of melot
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of melot

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *melwą.

Noun[edit]

melo n

  1. flour

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

melo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of melar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Participle[edit]

melo (Cyrillic spelling мело)

  1. neuter singular active past participle of mesti