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μέλαινα

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander
Full diacritics: μέλαινα Medium diacritics: μέλαινα Low diacritics: μέλαινα Capitals: ΜΕΛΑΙΝΑ
Transliteration A: mélaina Transliteration B: melaina Transliteration C: melaina Beta Code: me/laina

English (LSJ)

ἡ,

   A v. μέλας.

French (Bailly abrégé)

fém. de μέλας.

English (Autenrieth)

dat. μείλανι, comp. μελάντερος: dark, black, in the general and extensive meaning of these words, opp. λευκός, Il. 3.103; said of dust, steel, blood, wine, water, grapes, ships, clouds, evening, night, death.—As subst., μέλαν δρυός, i. e. the ‘heart-wood,’ which is always the darkest, Od. 14.12.

Greek Monolingual

η (Α μέλαινα)
βλ. μέλας.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

μέλαινα: f к μέλας.