melu

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See also: meļu, mēļu, and мелу

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

melu

  1. first-person singular present of mlít

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.[1] Related to Estonian mõlu, mõlisema and Karelian melu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmelu/, [ˈme̞lu]
  • Rhymes: -elu
  • Syllabification(key): me‧lu

Noun[edit]

melu

  1. noise, racket (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
Possessive forms of melu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person meluni melumme
2nd person melusi melunne
3rd person melunsa

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words]‎[1] (in Finnish), [note: linked online version also includes some other etymological sources], Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

melu m

  1. genitive plural form of meli

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *melwą, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (grind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

melu n

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

Descendants[edit]

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