hula

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hawaiian hula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula (plural hulas)

  1. A form of chant and dance, which was developed in the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians who originally settled there.
    • 2012, Julia Flynn Siler, Lost Kingdom, Grove Press, p. 87:
      Under the rule of Kalākaua, they had revived the hula, which had been condemned by the missionaries.

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Verb[edit]

hula (third-person singular simple present hulas, present participle hulaing, simple past and past participle hulaed)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the hula.

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Cebuano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hula, from Hawaiian hula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hu‧la

Noun[edit]

hula

  1. hula; a form of chant and dance, which was developed in the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians who originally settled there

Verb[edit]

hula

  1. to dance the hula

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula

  1. hula

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hula (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative hula hulat
genitive hulan hulien
partitive hulaa hulia
illative hulaan huliin
singular plural
nominative hula hulat
accusative nom. hula hulat
gen. hulan
genitive hulan hulien
hulainrare
partitive hulaa hulia
inessive hulassa hulissa
elative hulasta hulista
illative hulaan huliin
adessive hulalla hulilla
ablative hulalta hulilta
allative hulalle hulille
essive hulana hulina
translative hulaksi huliksi
instructive hulin
abessive hulatta hulitta
comitative hulineen

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Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

hū̀lā f (plural huluna)

  1. cap, hat

Hawaiian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhu.la/, [ˈhulə]
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Noun[edit]

hula

  1. a form of dance native to the Hawaiian Islands
  2. a hula dancer
  3. a chant or song which accompanies the dance

Verb[edit]

hula

  1. (transitive) to dance the hula
  2. (transitive) to chant in accompaniment with the dance
  3. (intransitive) to twitch

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Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hula f (genitive singular hulu, nominative plural hulur)

  1. mist, haze
  2. veil, cover

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  • hylja (to hide, to conceal)

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula

  1. h-prothesized form of ula

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula

  1. Obsolete spelling of wula

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hula m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of hule

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula f (Cyrillic spelling хула)

  1. blasphemy

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