See also: mellen

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *melɨn, from a derivative of Proto-Celtic *meli (honey) (compare Welsh melyn). Can be connected to the notion of 'yellow like honey'.

AdjectiveEdit

melen

  1. yellow

See alsoEdit

Colors in Breton · livioù (layout · text)
     gwenn      louet      du
             ruz              orañjez, melen-ruz; gell              melen
                          gwer, glas             
             cyan                           glas
                          magenta; glasruz              roz

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) mellen
  • (Puter) mellan

EtymologyEdit

Of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *melinos, from *meli (honey) (compare Welsh melyn).

AdjectiveEdit

melen m (feminine singular melna, masculine plural melens, feminine plural melnas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) yellow

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English melon.

NounEdit

melen

  1. melon

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

melen

  1. feminine singular of melyn

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
melen felen unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.