Melan (1)

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Melan grece nigrum.


Apparatus:

Nb: Melan (1) and (Melan (2) are conflated into one single entry in B: Melan gŕ. nigrũ step. ē medade …

Melan ABC f | Melam ms. e


Translation:

Melan is Greek for Latin nigrum {"black, dark, dusky"}.


Commentary:

Greek μέλαν /mélan/ is the neuter nom.sg. form of the adj. masc. μέλας /mélas/, fem. μέλαινα /mélaina/ "black, dark, dusky".


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