bulla

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See also: buļļa and ɓulla

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin bulla ‎(bubble).

Noun[edit]

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bulla ‎(plural bullae)

  1. (medicine) A blister, vesicle, or other thin-walled cavity or lesion.
  2. (archaeology) A clay envelope or hollow ball, typically with seal impressions or writing on its outside indicating its contents.
  3. (historical) In ancient Rome, a kind of amulet or boss.
  4. Later, a handwritten document from the papal chancellery.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulla ‎(countable and uncountable, plural bullas)

  1. A rich Jamaican cake made with molasses and spiced with ginger and nutmeg.

Darkinjung[edit]

Numeral[edit]

bulla

  1. two

Finnish[edit]

(index b)

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin bulla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bul‧la

Noun[edit]

bulla

  1. bull (papal bull)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bulla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative bulla bullat
genitive bullan bullien
partitive bullaa bullia
illative bullaan bulliin
singular plural
nominative bulla bullat
accusative nom. bulla bullat
gen. bullan
genitive bullan bullien
bullainrare
partitive bullaa bullia
inessive bullassa bullissa
elative bullasta bullista
illative bullaan bulliin
adessive bullalla bullilla
ablative bullalta bullilta
allative bullalle bullille
essive bullana bullina
translative bullaksi bulliksi
instructive bullin
abessive bullatta bullitta
comitative bullineen

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

bulla

  1. third-person singular past historic of buller

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulla f ‎(genitive singular bullu, nominative plural bullur)

  1. a piston syn.
  2. a bully syn.

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Verb[edit]

bulla ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative bullaði, supine bullað)

  1. (intransitive) to talk nonsense syn.
  2. (intransitive) to boil, to bubble up syn.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bulla m ‎(genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. (nautical) buoy
  2. (medicine) bulla
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish bulla, a borrowing from Latin bulla.

Noun[edit]

bulla m ‎(genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. (Christianity) bull

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bulla m ‎(genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. (finance) bull

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulla m ‎(genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. Alternative form of bolla ‎(bowl)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bulla bhulla mbulla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "bulla" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 bulla” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *beu ‎(swelling), same source as Middle Dutch puyl ‎(bag) and Lithuanian bule ‎(buttocks).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulla f ‎(genitive bullae); first declension

  1. a bubble
  2. a swollen or bubble-shaped object, particularly:
    1. a knob, boss, or stud, as on doors, shields, &c.
    2. (historical) a bulla: a protective (usually golden) amulet worn by upper-class Roman children
    3. (medieval, historical) a round metallic seal certifying official medieval documents, particularly the golden imperial seal and the leaden papal one.
  3. (medieval) a papal bull or other official document sealed with a bulla

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative bulla bullae
genitive bullae bullārum
dative bullae bullīs
accusative bullam bullās
ablative bullā bullīs
vocative bulla bullae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skeat, An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulla f

  1. bull, papal bull; a document from the papal chancellery

Usage notes[edit]

Usually found in the noun phrase bulla papieska.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bullir, from Latin bullīre, present active infinitive of bulliō ‎(I bubble, boil), from bulla ‎(bubble).

Noun[edit]

bulla f ‎(plural bullas)

  1. rowdiness, racket, ruckus

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Verb[edit]

bulla

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