Nickname for Maltese people from the island of Malta in the Mediterranean, due to them saying "mela" in just about every sentence. Used to mean various different things such as "of course", "ok", and "alright"; or just a filler in a sentence instead of "umm". Often repeated before or after the english word of the exact same meaning.
Answer to question - "Of course, mela, alright"
"The bus is here, mela"