See also: ملخ

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Semitic *milḥ-. Cognate with Hebrew מלח(melaḥ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مِلْح (milḥm (plural أَمْلَاح(ʾamlāḥ) or مِلَاح(milāḥ) or مِلَح (milaḥ) or مِلْحَة(milḥa))

  1. salt
  2. salt water
  3. wit, intellect
  4. knowledge
  5. scholar
  6. beauty, loveliness, grace
  7. oath
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Moroccan Arabic: ملح
  • Maltese: melħ
ReferencesEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مُلْحَة (mulḥam (plural مُلَح (mulaḥ))

  1. a white colour mixed with black (for example black hair going white, a dusty white colour, greyness light enough to near whiteness)
  2. a beautiful, elegant, witty or facetious story
ReferencesEdit

Lane, Edward William (1863) , “ملح”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

مِلْح (milḥ)

  1. salty, saline
    Synonym: مَالِح(māliḥ)
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “ملح”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مِلْح(milḥ, salt).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مْلَح or مَلْح (mlaḥ or malḥm (plural ملحة(malḥa))

  1. salt