ulula

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulula

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

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulula

  1. third-person singular past historic of ululer

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulula

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the imitative Proto-Indo-European root *up- (see also Latvian ũpis ‘eagle-owl’, Czech úpěti ‘to wail, howl’, Avestan ufyeimi ‘to call out’, English owl)[1].[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulula f (genitive ululae); first declension

  1. screech-owl, tawny owl

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ulula ululae
genitive ululae ululārum
dative ululae ululīs
accusative ululam ululās
ablative ululā ululīs
vocative ulula ululae

Verb[edit]

ululā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of ululō
References[edit]
  1. ^ Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, s.vv. “vъpìti”, “vypь” (Leiden: Brill, 1998), pp. 532:535.
  2. ^ Vladimir Orel, A Handbook of Germanic Etymology, s.vv. “*uwwalōn”, “*uwwōn”, “*ūfaz ~ *ūfōn” (Leiden: Brill, 2003), 436.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulula

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

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulula

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