perla

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla f (plural perles)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, probably based on Vulgar Latin *pernula, diminutive of Latin perna, a kind of oyster. Cognate with Italian perla, French perle and Spanish perla.

Noun[edit]

perla f (plural perles)

  1. pearl

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

perla f

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

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French[edit]

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perla

  1. third-person singular past historic of perler

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla f (genitive singular perlu, nominative plural perlur)

  1. pearl

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla (plural perlas)

  1. pearl

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla f (plural perle)

  1. pearl (also figuratively).

Adjective[edit]

perla (invariable)

  1. pearl (attributive)

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla f (genitive perlae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of perula.
    • 1272, an unknown source in The Natural History of Precious Stones and of the Precious Metals (1867), viii, page 269:
      Una Perla ad modum camahuti.
      A pearl in the manner of a cameo.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative perla perlae
genitive perlae perlārum
dative perlae perlīs
accusative perlam perlās
ablative perlā perlīs
vocative perla perlae

References[edit]

  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 789/1, “perla”

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German Perle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pêːrla/
  • Hyphenation: per‧la

Noun[edit]

pȇrla f (Cyrillic spelling пе̑рла)

  1. pearl
  2. bead

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, but cognate with Italian perla, French perle and Portuguese pérola. Perhaps based on Vulgar Latin *pernula, diminutive of Latin perna "leg", in reference to the shape of the mollusks. The usual Latin word for a pearl was margarīta.

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Noun[edit]

perla f (plural perlas)

  1. pearl
  2. bead

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