melu

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See also: meļu, mēļu, and мелу

Czech[edit]

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Verb[edit]

melu

  1. first-person singular present of mlít

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Descriptive. Related to Karelian melu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melu

  1. noise (various sounds, usually unwanted and loud)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of melu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative melu melut
genitive melun melujen
partitive melua meluja
illative meluun meluihin
singular plural
nominative melu melut
accusative nom. melu melut
gen. melun
genitive melun melujen
partitive melua meluja
inessive melussa meluissa
elative melusta meluista
illative meluun meluihin
adessive melulla meluilla
ablative melulta meluilta
allative melulle meluille
essive meluna meluina
translative meluksi meluiksi
instructive meluin
abessive melutta meluitta
comitative meluineen

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

melu m

  1. genitive plural form of meli

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *melwą, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (grind). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian mel, Old Saxon melo (Dutch meel), Old High German melo (German Mehl), Old Norse mjǫl (Swedish mjöl). Non-Germanic cognates include Hittite [script needed] (malla-), Ancient Greek μύλη (múlē), Latin molō, Old Church Slavonic мелѭ (meljǫ) (Russian мелю (melju)), Lithuanian málti, Old Irish melim (Breton malaf), Tocharian A mläs-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melu n

  1. flour
  2. meal, the edible part of a grain or pulse

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: mele, melow, meale, meele
    • English: meal
    • Scots: meil, mele