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3 letters words from 'mel'

ELM 5MEL 5

2 letters words from 'mel'

EL 2EM 4
ME 4 

All 3 letters words made out of mel

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Definitions and meaning of mel

mel

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɛl/
  • Homophones: Mel, mell

Etymology 1

Shortening of melody.

Noun

mel (plural mels)

  1. (psychoacoustics) A unit of pitch on a scale of pitches perceived by listeners to be equally spaced from one another.

Etymology 2

From Latin mel (honey).

Noun

mel (uncountable)

  1. Honey, when used as an ingredient in cosmetic products.

Anagrams

  • EML, Elm, L.E.M., LEM, Lem, MLE, elm

Albanian

Etymology

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin milium.

Noun

mel m (definite singular meli)

  1. millet

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *meli (honey) (compare Welsh mêl, Old Irish mil), from Proto-Indo-European *mélid, whence also Latin mel (honey).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɛl/

Noun

mel m

  1. honey

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈmɛl/

Etymology 1

From Old Occitan mel, from Latin mel (honey), from Proto-Indo-European *mélid. Compare French miel, Italian miele, Portuguese mel, Romanian miere, Spanish miel.

Noun

mel f (plural mels)

  1. honey
Derived terms
  • lluna de mel

Etymology 2

Vulgar Latin melum, variant of mālum (apple).

Noun

mel m (plural mels)

  1. (Balearics, anatomy) cheekbone
    Synonym: pòmul

Etymology 3

Pronoun

mel

  1. (archaic) Contraction of me el.

Further reading

  • “mel” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “mel” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “mel” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “mel” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈméːɬ]

Noun

mēl inan

  1. second-person singular possessive singular of ēlli; (it is) your liver.

Cornish

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *mel, from Proto-Celtic *meli (honey) (compare Welsh mêl, Old Irish mil), from Proto-Indo-European *mélid, whence also Latin mel (honey).

Noun

mel m

  1. honey

Mutation


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛl]

Verb

mel

  1. second-person singular imperative of mlít

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin mīlle.

Numeral

mel

  1. thousand

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse mjǫl, from Proto-Germanic *melwą, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, rub, break up).

Noun

mel n (singular definite melet, not used in plural form)

  1. flour

Dhuwal

Noun

mel

  1. eye

Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese mel, from Latin mel (honey).

Noun

mel m (plural meles)

  1. honey

Gothic

Romanization

mēl

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌴𐌻

Istriot

Etymology

From Latin mel (honey).

Noun

mel

  1. honey

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *melli, from Proto-Indo-European *mélid. Cognate with Ancient Greek μέλι (méli), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌻𐌹𐌸 (miliþ), Old Armenian մեղր (mełr).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /mel/, [mɛɫ̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /mel/, [mɛl]

Noun

mel n (genitive mellis); third declension

  1. honey
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  2. (figuratively) sweetness, pleasantness
  3. (figuratively, term of endearment) darling, sweet, honey

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, i-stem).

  • Note that the ablative singular melle has the alternative form melli.

Synonyms

  • (darling, honey): mellītus
  • (sweetness): dulcēdō, dulcitās, dulcitūdō, dulcor, mellinia

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

References

  • mel in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mel in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mel in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • mele, melle
  • mal, male, meyle (chiefly N)
  • mæl, mæle, meal (early)

Etymology

From Old English mǣl, from Proto-Germanic *mēlą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɛːl/, /mɛl/

Noun

mel (plural meles)

  1. A time, occasion or event.
  2. The occasion when a meal is consumed; mealtime.
  3. A meal or feast.

Descendants

  • English: meal
  • Scots: meal
  • Yola: meale, mele, mell
  • Irish: béile

References

  • “mēl, n.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • mjøl (also Nynorsk)

Etymology

From Old Norse mjǫl

Noun

mel n (definite singular melet)

  1. flour, meal

Derived terms

  • beinmel
  • fiskemel
  • hvetemel
  • melaktig

References

  • “mel” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

mel

  1. present of mala

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin mel (honey), from Proto-Indo-European *mélid (honey).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛl/

Noun

mel m

  1. honey
    • [] que ſon mais doceſ ca mel []
      [] which are sweeter than honey []

Descendants

  • Galician: mel
  • Portuguese: mel

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese mel (honey), from Latin mel (honey), from Proto-Indo-European *mélid (honey). Compare Catalan mel, French miel, Italian miele, Romanian miere, Spanish miel.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: mel
  • Rhymes: -ɛl, -ɛw

Noun

mel m (plural méis or meles)

  1. honey

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:mel.

Derived terms

  • melado
  • melar

Romanian

Etymology

From English mel.

Noun

mel m (plural meli)

  1. mel

Declension


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Sursilvan) mèl
  • (Sutsilvan) meal
  • (Surmiran) mêl

Etymology

From Latin mel (honey).

Noun

mel m (plural mels)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun) honey
  2. (Rumantsch Grischun) jam

Synonyms

  • (honey): mel d'avieuls

Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from French mer (sea), with the 'r' turned into 'l'.

Noun

mel (nominative plural mels)

  1. sea

Declension


Westrobothnian

Verb

mel

  1. Alternative spelling of meel

Noun

mel

  1. Alternative spelling of meel

Source: wiktionary.org
  • honey.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)