Latin Edit

Etymology Edit

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

Pronunciation Edit

Noun Edit

mellilla f (genitive mellillae); first declension

  1. Used as a term of endearment, literally meaning little honey or little sweetheart.

Declension Edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mellilla mellillae
Genitive mellillae mellillārum
Dative mellillae mellillīs
Accusative mellillam mellillās
Ablative mellillā mellillīs
Vocative mellilla mellillae

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References Edit

  • mellilla”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mellilla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette