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Headword: *me/litta
Adler number: mu,518
Translated headword: bee, honey-bee
Vetting Status: high
[*me/litta means the same as] me/lissa.
Greek Original:
*me/litta: h( me/lissa.
The headword has the Attic form me/litta; the gloss is the Ionic and koine form me/lissa (see already mu 511).
Both are derived from *melit- "honey" with the suffix -ya.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 December 2003@19:05:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 7 December 2003@04:51:44.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 26 July 2006@07:51:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 May 2013@05:36:47.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 5 August 2020@00:48:06.


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