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Headword: Μέλιττα
Adler number: mu,518
Translated headword: bee, honey-bee
Vetting Status: high
[μέλιττα means the same as] μέλισσα .
Greek Original:
Μέλιττα: ἡ μέλισσα.
The headword has the Attic form μέλιττα ; the gloss is the Ionic and koine form μέλισσα (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.


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