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Yes. The word mela is a Scrabble US word. The word mela is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word mela is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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4 letters words from 'mela'

ALME 6LAME 6
LEAM 6MALE 6
MEAL 6MELA 6

3 letters words from 'mela'

ALE 3ELM 5
LAM 5LEA 3
MAE 5MAL 5
MEL 5 

2 letters words from 'mela'

AE 2AL 2
AM 4EA 2
EL 2EM 4
LA 2MA 4
ME 4 

All 4 letters words made out of mela

mela emla mlea lmea elma lema meal emal mael amel eaml aeml mlae lmae male amle lame alme elam leam ealm aelm laem alem

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word mela. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in mela.

Definitions and meaning of mela

mela

Etymology

From Hindi मेला (melā), from Sanskrit.

Noun

mela (plural melas)

  1. A Hindu religious festival; loosely, a South Asian fair. [from 19th c.]
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 53:
      Kalua was a man of unusual height and powerful build: in any fair, festival or mela, he could always be spotted towering above the crowd—even the jugglers on stilts were usually not so tall as he.
    • 2011, Deepika Phukan, translating Arupa Patangia Kalita, The Story of Felanee:
      Every year there was a mela in the small village where Jutimala lived and Khitish would send three workers to set up a stall there.

Anagrams

  • -meal, Elam, Elma, Lema, Malé, alme, amel, lame, lamé, leam, lema, male, meal

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mela/
  • Hyphenation: me‧la

Noun

mela f

  1. A melee; a brawl

Declension

Synonyms

  • (melee): tlačenice, zmatek, chaos
  • (brawl): rvačka

Verb

mela

  1. masculine singular present transgressive of mlít

Related terms

  • melouc
  • umlev

Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *mela, from Proto-Finno-Permic *melä. Cognates include Karelian mela, Ludian mela (oar), Veps mela (oar), Estonian mõla (paddle, oar), Votic mõla (paddle, oar), Livvi mela (paddle, oar), Northern Sami mealli (oar), Erzya миле (mile, oar, paddle), Moksha миле (mile, oar, paddle), [script needed] (mǝľä), Komi-Zyrian маль (malʹ, oar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmelɑ/, [ˈme̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -elɑ
  • Syllabification: me‧la

Noun

mela

  1. paddle (oar-like implement)
  2. (slang) dick (penis)

Declension

Derived terms

  • melaa mekkoon
  • meloa
  • perämela

See also

  • molo

References

Anagrams

  • Elma, elam

Gothic

Romanization

mēla

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌴𐌻𐌰

Italian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *mela, from melum, from Latin mālum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈme.la/

Noun

mela f (plural mele)

  1. apple (fruit)

Synonyms

  • pomo

Derived terms

  • mela cotogna (quince)
  • mela della discordia (apple of discord)
  • mela librale (type of large apple)
  • mela selvatica (crab apple)

Related terms

  • melagrana
  • melata
  • meleto
  • melo
  • melone

Anagrams

  • alme
  • lame
  • male

Karelian

Noun

mela

  1. paddle

Maltese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.la/

Etymology 1

From Arabic بَلَى(balā, why, certainly!, yes, of course!), in dialects also with prefixed m-, compare North Levantine Arabic مبلى(mbala).

Adverb

mela

  1. certainly
  2. thus; so; accordingly

Etymology 2

From Arabic مَلَأَ(malaʾa), أَمْلَأَ(ʾamlaʾa).

Verb

mela (imperfect jimli, past participle mimli)

  1. to fill
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • mili
  • mtela

Portuguese

Verb

mela

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of melar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of melar

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From German Mehl

Noun

mela f (Cyrillic spelling мела)

  1. (Kajkavian) flour

Related terms

  • brašno

Participle

mela (Cyrillic spelling мела)

  1. inflection of mesti:
    1. feminine singular active past participle
    2. neuter plural active past participle

Veps

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish mela.

Noun

mela

  1. paddle (rowing tool)

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “весло”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh

Etymology

From mêl (honey) +‎ -a. Cognate with Cornish mela.

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈmɛla/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈmeːla/, /ˈmɛla/

Verb

mela (first-person singular present melaf)

  1. to gather nectar to make honey
  2. to sweeten with honey

Conjugation

Mutation

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “mela”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Westrobothnian

Preposition

mela

  1. Alternative form of mila

Xhosa

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

-mela?

  1. (transitive) to stand for

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Hindi) in the Indian subcontinent, a Hindu festival or fair.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)