hula

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

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, page 87:
      Under the rule of Kalākaua, they had revived the hula, which had been condemned by the missionaries.

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Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive) To dance the hula.

Anagrams[edit]


Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hu‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈhula/
  • IPA(key): /ˈhulaʔ/

Noun[edit]

húla or hulà

  1. prediction, forecast
    Synonym: prediksiyon
  2. guess
    Synonyms: kalkulo, tuod

Derived terms[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English hula, from Hawaiian hula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hu‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈhula/, [ˈhu.l̪ʌ]

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Hawaiian hula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhulɑ/, [ˈhulɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ulɑ
  • Syllabification(key): hu‧la

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
Possessive forms of hula (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person hulani hulamme
2nd person hulasi hulanne
3rd person hulansa

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Hausa[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hùː.láː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [hùː.láː]

Noun[edit]

hū̀lā f (plural hūlunā̀, possessed form hū̀lar̃)

  1. cap, hat - especially, the traditional embroidered cap worn by Hausa men

Hawaiian[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: hula
  • Japanese: フラ

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula f (genitive singular hulu, nominative plural hulur)

  1. mist, haze
  2. veil, cover

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of hule

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Through English from Hawaiian hula.

Noun[edit]

hula m (definite singular hulaen, indefinite plural hulaer or hulaar, definite plural hulaene or hulaane)

  1. hula

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hula

  1. third-person singular present of hulać

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hula f (Cyrillic spelling хула)

  1. blasphemy
    Synonym: huljenje

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Bikol Central hula and Kapampangan ula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hu‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈhulaʔ/, [ˈhu.lɐʔ]

Noun[edit]

hulà

  1. guess; conjecture; surmise
    Synonyms: paghula, haka, haka-haka, sapantaha, palagay, pala-palagay
  2. prediction; forecast
    Synonym: prediksiyon

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Tausug[edit]

Verb[edit]

hula (used in the form maghula)

  1. to live somewehere, to dwell

Venda[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-kʊ́da.

Verb[edit]

hula

  1. to grow, to increase