bolla

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Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolla

  1. (slang) head

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bolla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative bolla bollat
genitive bollan bollien
partitive bollaa bollia
illative bollaan bolliin
singular plural
nominative bolla bollat
accusative nom. bolla bollat
gen. bollan
genitive bollan bollien
bollainrare
partitive bollaa bollia
inessive bollassa bollissa
elative bollasta bollista
illative bollaan bolliin
adessive bollalla bollilla
ablative bollalta bollilta
allative bollalle bollille
essive bollana bollina
translative bollaksi bolliksi
instructive bollin
abessive bollatta bollitta
comitative bollineen

Icelandic[edit]

Bollur.
Bolla.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolla f ‎(genitive singular bollu, nominative plural bollur)

  1. bun, roll (round bread)
  2. (specifically) a bun of the type eaten on bolludagur, with cream and jam in between halves, and sometimes with chocolate on top
  3. a ball made from minced meat, fish, etc.; meatball, fishball
  4. punch (mixed alcoholic drink with fruit juice)
  5. (slang, pejorative) a fat person; fatso, tubby
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Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bolla!

  1. an exclamation that children shout on bolludagur while spanking their parents to demand buns

Verb[edit]

bolla ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative bollaði, supine bollað)

  1. on bolludagur (Shrove Monday), to spank someone (shouting bolla! bolla! bolla! for every hit), to get a bun (bolla) for each hit (usually done by children to their parents, using specially made decorated paddles)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See bolli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolla

  1. indefinite accusative singular of bolli
  2. indefinite dative singular of bolli
  3. indefinite genitive singular of bolli
  4. indefinite accusative plural of bolli
  5. indefinite genitive plural of bolli

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bulla.

Noun[edit]

bolla f ‎(plural bolle)

  1. bubble; blister
  2. bull (e.g. Papal); seal
  3. bill; note (paper money)

Verb[edit]

bolla

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

Verb[edit]

bolla

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

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bullô. Cognate with Middle Dutch bolle (Dutch bol), Old Norse bolli, Old High German bolla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolla m ‎(nominative plural bollan)

  1. bowl

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