mela – Wiktionary

mela - Wiktionary

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi मेला (melā), from Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

mela (plural melas)

  1. A Hindu non secular competition; loosely, a South Asian truthful. [from 19th c.]
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 53:
      Kalua was a person of surprising top and highly effective construct: in any truthful, competition or mela, he might all the time be noticed towering above the gang—even the jugglers on stilts have been often not so tall as he.
    • 2011, Deepika Phukan, translating Arupa Patangia Kalita, The Story of Felanee:
      Yearly there was a mela within the small village the place Jutimala lived and Khitish would ship three employees to arrange a stall there.

Anagrams[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mela f

  1. A melee; a brawl

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mela

  1. masculine singular current transgressive of mlít

Associated phrases[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mela, from Proto-Finno-Permic *melä.[1][2] Cognates embrace Karelian mela[3], 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[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mela

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

Declension[edit]

Derived phrases[edit]

See additionally[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ mela in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN
  2. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN
  3. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

Anagrams[edit]


Romanization[edit]

mēla

  1. Romanization of

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mela f (plural mele)

  1. apple (fruit)

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Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mela

  1. paddle

Maltese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic بَلَى(balā, why, definitely!, sure, after all!), in dialects additionally with prefixed m-. Examine North Levantine Arabic مبلى(mbala).

Adverb[edit]

mela

  1. definitely
  2. thus; so; accordingly

Interjection[edit]

mela

  1. so; okay; all proper
    Mela, ħa nibdew!

    So, let’s begin!

Various kinds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

mela (imperfect jimla, previous participle mimli)

  1. to fill
  2. to stuff
Conjugation[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mela

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, additionally used with você and others) current indicative of melar
  2. second-person singular (tu, generally used with você) affirmative crucial of melar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Mehl

Noun[edit]

mela f (Cyrillic spelling мела)

  1. (Kajkavian) flour

Associated phrases[edit]

Participle[edit]

mela (Cyrillic spelling мела)

  1. inflection of mesti:
    1. female singular lively previous participle
    2. neuter plural lively previous participle

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mela f (plural melas)

  1. smitt; smit

Derived phrases[edit]


Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is lacking or incomplete. Please add to it, or talk about it on the Etymology scriptorium.)
Associated to Finnish mela.

Noun[edit]

mela

  1. paddle (rowing instrument)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mela (first-person singular current melaf)

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

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Additional studying[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–current) , “mela”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru On-line (in Welsh), College of Wales Centre for Superior Welsh & Celtic Research

Westrobothnian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

mela

  1. Various type of mila

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is lacking or incomplete. Please add to it, or talk about it on the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

-mela?

  1. (transitive) to face for

Inflection[edit]

This verb wants an inflection-table template.


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