Last modified on 17 November 2014, at 19:30

melina

See also: Melina

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

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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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

melina f (genitive melinae); first declension

  1. mead
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number 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 2Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

mēlīna f (genitive mēlīnae); first declension

  1. A purse or wallet made of marten-skin.
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mēlīna mēlīnae
genitive mēlīnae mēlīnārum
dative mēlīnae mēlīnīs
accusative mēlīnam mēlīnās
ablative mēlīnā mēlīnīs
vocative mēlīna mēlīnae
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • melina” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

melina f

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

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