doula

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See also: dóula

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Greek δούλα (doúla, servant-woman), from Ancient Greek δούλη (doúlē, female slave).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈduːlə/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

doula (plural doulas)

  1. A support person, usually female, who may not have medical or midwifery training, who provides emotional and practical assistance to a pregnant mother or couple before, during or after childbirth.
    Coordinate terms: midwife, nurse
    • 2020 June 5, Alyson Krueger, “The Agonizing Question: Is New York City Worth It Anymore?”, in New York Times[1]:
      Rebekah Rosler, a therapist and doula, decided to leave, even though her family history in New York goes back to the 1870s, she said.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

doula

  1. doula

Declension[edit]

Inflection of doula (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative doula doulat
genitive doulan doulien
partitive doulaa doulia
illative doulaan douliin
singular plural
nominative doula doulat
accusative nom. doula doulat
gen. doulan
genitive doulan doulien
doulainrare
partitive doulaa doulia
inessive doulassa doulissa
elative doulasta doulista
illative doulaan douliin
adessive doulalla doulilla
ablative doulalta doulilta
allative doulalle doulille
essive doulana doulina
translative doulaksi douliksi
instructive doulin
abessive doulatta doulitta
comitative doulineen
Possessive forms of doula (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person doulani doulamme
2nd person doulasi doulanne
3rd person doulansa

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Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

doula

  1. floor

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

doula f (plural doulas)

  1. doula (woman who provides emotional support during a childbirth)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

doula f (plural doulas)

  1. doula