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mêler

See also: meler

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French mesler, mescler, from Old French mesler, *mescler, from Vulgar Latin *misclāre < *misculāre, from Latin miscēre, present active infinitive of misceō. Compare Italian mischiare, Occitan and Catalan mesclar, Spanish mezclar. More at mix.

VerbEdit

mêler

  1. (transitive) To mix.
  2. to get mixed up in.
  3. (card games) To shuffle.

Usage notesEdit

  • Mêler may take a direct object that indicates multiple things being mixed together; or, it may take a direct object that indicates a single thing being mixed into another thing, as well as an object with a preposition, such as avec (with), à (to), dans (in, into), parmi (among), de (of), that indicates the thing it is being mixed into.

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French mesler, *mescler (to mingle, mix up), from Vulgar Latin *misculāre, from Latin misceō, miscēre

VerbEdit

mêler (gerund mêl'lie)

  1. to mix