pula

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See also: Pula and pulă

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tswana pula, Northern Sotho pula, Sotho pula (rain).

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Noun[edit]

pula (uncountable)

  1. (Southern Africa) Rain, used as an expression of greeting or good luck.
  2. The currency of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Latin *pūbula < pūbes, or from pulla. Compare Romanian pulă.

Noun[edit]

pula f

  1. penis

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally an opening in the ice into which a man has fallen or may fall. Probably onomatopoetic imitating the associated sound of water.

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. shortage
  2. (economy) An economic crisis characterized by shortage of goods and/or means to buy them; a depression, slump.
  3. urgent situation, scrape, pinch, deep water

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

pula

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of pulir
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of pulir

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula f (plural pule)

  1. chaff
  2. (slang) the police, the fuzz, the cops

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Northern Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. rain

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

pula

  1. the two of them

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pula

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

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulla, feminine of pullus (offspring, child, cub, chick, etc.)

Adverb[edit]

pula

  1. (slang, intensifies adjectives) fucking
    sunt obosit, în pula mea!
    I'm fucking tired!

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. definite singular nominative form of pulă.
  2. definite singular accusative form of pulă.

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula f (plural pulas)

  1. (Surmiran) butterfly, moth
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sursilvan) bella
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) bula
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Noun[edit]

pula f (plural pulas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) hen
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Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula class 9/10 (plural lipula)

  1. rain

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pula

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of pulir.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of pulir.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of pulir.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of pulir.

Tagalog[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pula

  1. red

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula CLASS 9/10 (plural dipula)

  1. rain
  2. pula (currency)
  3. a popular toast

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. genitive singular of pul