Definition of mene mene tekel in English:

mene mene tekel

noun

  • = mene mene tekel upharsin.

noun

  • A sign or warning of impending disaster, an obscure omen.

Origin

Early 19th century. Shortened from mene mene tekel upharsin.

Pronunciation

mene mene tekel

/ˌmɛneɪˌmɛneɪˈtɛkl//ˌmiːniˌmiːniˈtɛkl/