See also: Melina and Mélina

Italian edit

Noun edit

melina f (plural meline) (more fully: fare la melina)

  1. (soccer) a tactic, in the final minutes of a game, in which the winning side maintains possession of the ball with a series of short passes

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Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

From melinus (of or pertaining to honey), from mel (honey).

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Noun edit

melina f (genitive melinae); first declension

  1. mead
Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative melina melinae
Genitive melinae melinārum
Dative melinae melinīs
Accusative melinam melinās
Ablative melinā melinīs
Vocative melina melinae
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Etymology 2 edit

From mēlīnus (of or pertaining to a marten), from mēles (marten, badger).

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Noun edit

mēlīna f (genitive mēlīnae); first declension

  1. A purse or wallet made of marten-skin.
Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mēlīna mēlīnae
Genitive mēlīnae mēlīnārum
Dative mēlīnae mēlīnīs
Accusative mēlīnam mēlīnās
Ablative mēlīnā mēlīnīs
Vocative mēlīna mēlīnae
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References edit

  • melina”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • melina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • melina”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Polish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Hebrewמאַלינע⁩.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mɛˈli.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Syllabification: me‧li‧na

Noun edit

melina f

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) den, hideout (place where illegal wares are stored and sold)
  2. (colloquial, derogatory) a decrepit, sleazy dwelling or establishment
  3. (slang, humorous) a room that houses a party during a group excursion

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Further reading edit

  • melina in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • melina in Polish dictionaries at PWN