See also: mulla and mullà

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Gheg; from Proto-Albanian *melana (black), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂-n- (dull black), from *melh₂-. Compare Latvian męl̃ns (black), Serbo-Croatian malina (raspberry), Ancient Greek μέλαινα (mélaina, black). For sense development from ‘black’ to ‘heartache’, compare zi. Doublet of mëllë and ultimately doublet of miell as well.

NounEdit

mullâ m

  1. (Gheg) heartache, heartbreak