pule

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See also: pulë

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pule (plural pules)

  1. A plaintive melancholy whine

Verb[edit]

pule (third-person singular simple present pules, present participle puling, simple past and past participle puled)

  1. To whimper or to whine.
    "Although the elderly man had some terrible turn of events before him, as well as mounting pain from his illness, he did not ever complain or pule."

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /puːlə/, [ˈpʰuːlə]

Verb[edit]

pule (imperative pul, infinitive at pule, present tense puler, past tense pulede, past participle har pulet)

  1. (informal) fuck (to have sexual intercourse)

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

pule

  1. second-person singular imperative of pulir

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pule

  1. prayer, spell, blessing
  2. church service
  3. week

Verb[edit]

pule

  1. (transitive) to pray

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pule

  1. plural form of pula

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

pule (present tense puler; past tense pulte; past participle pult)

  1. (slang, vulgar) have sex; fuck

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pule

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of pular
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of pular
  3. first-person singular imperative of pular
  4. third-person singular imperative of pular

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pule

  1. plural form of pulă

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Although the plural form pule is that which would be found in a dictionary, puli and the other forms based on this plural form are more common.


Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *pule, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buliq.

Noun[edit]

pule

  1. shell
  2. cowrie

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pule

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

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *pule, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buliq.

Noun[edit]

pule

  1. cowrie shell

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pule

  1. dative singular of pul

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