mola

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See also: möla, mõla, and Mola

English[edit]

Kuna woman selling molas in Panama City.

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Noun[edit]

mola (plural molas)

  1. A traditional textile art form of the Kuna people of Panama and Colombia. A mola consists of cloth panels, made to wear on clothing, which feature complex designs made with multiple layers of cloth in a reverse appliqué technique.
    • 1977, Rhoda L. Auld, Molas: What they are, How to make them, Ideas they suggest for creative appliqué‎, page 67
      The classic mola is pure applique and is distinguished by alternating bands of color.
  2. a sunfish, Mola mola

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmola/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧la

Adjective[edit]

mola (plural molaj, accusative singular molan, accusative plural molajn)

  1. soft

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mola

  1. soft

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mola

  1. present subjunctive analytic of mol

Usage notes[edit]

Used with a noun or pronoun as the subject.

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mola mhola unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mola.

Noun[edit]

mola f (plural mole)

  1. millstone
  2. grindstone
  3. honing
  4. (historical, Rome) water mill; especially one of the mills once found adjacent Isola Tiberina.

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mola

  1. third-person singular present indicative of molare
  2. second-person singular imperative of molare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush),

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Noun[edit]

mola f (genitive molae); first declension

  1. millstone
  2. (especially plural) mill
  3. ground meal

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mola molae
genitive molae molārum
dative molae molīs
accusative molam molās
ablative molā molīs
vocative mola molae

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Portuguese[edit]

mola

Etymology[edit]

From Italian molla.

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mola f (plural molas)

  1. spring (device made of flexible material)

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Noun[edit]

mola m

  1. Genitive of mol.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mola

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of molar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of molar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of molar.