sulla

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contracted from the standard form sinulla.

Pronoun[edit]

sulla

  1. (colloquial) Adessive form of .

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sull (mixture) and -a (turns nouns into verbs).

Verb[edit]

sulla (sullaði)

  1. to splash around, to splash about
    Ég vil sulla í pollinum!
    I wanna go splashing about in the puddle!
    Þetta er mynd af Önnu að sulla.
    This is a picture of Anna splashing.
  2. to spill
    Ég sullaði mjólkinni.
    I spilled the milk.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb sulla and sulla saman (to mix together) denote a hint of apathy, carelessness or casualness of the doer's actions.
  • This verb may be found childish.
  • In the sense of "spilling" the preposition á (on) may be added to give information as to where one spilled something:
    Ég sullaði mjólk á gólfið.
    I spilled milk on the floor.

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Italian[edit]

Contraction[edit]

sulla

  1. (contraction of su la) on the