foula

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

foula

  1. third-person singular past historic of fouler

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the crossing of Latin faluppa and Latin favīlla (ash).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foula f (plural foulas)

  1. milldust
    Synonyms: feila, freila
  2. (figuratively, literary) splash of sea foam
    Synonyms: salseiro
  3. (by extension) dandruff
    Synonyms: caspa
  4. (by extension) snowflake

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • foula” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. chispa.

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French foulard (headscarf)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foula

  1. scarf

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From foul +‎ -a or from English foul + -a, if -a is considered a back-formation from foula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

foula (present foular, preterite foulade, supine foulat, imperative foula)

  1. (basketball) to foul (to commit a foul)
    Han faulades och fick en straff, vilken han satte
    He was fauled and got a free throw, which he scored on.

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