kola

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English[edit]

Kola nut — pods and seeds

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably from a West African language. Compare Hausa gōr̃ò, Bambara goro, Mandinka kolo (kola nut).

Noun[edit]

kola (countable and uncountable, plural kolas)

  1. A tree, genus Cola, bearing large brown seeds ("nuts") that are the source of cola extract.
  2. A nut of this tree.
  3. (rare, dated) Alternative form of cola (drink made with kola nut flavoring)

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

kola

  1. inflection of kolo:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Etymology 2[edit]

From Coca-Cola.

Noun[edit]

kola f

  1. (drink): cola
Declension[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cola (cf. Translingual Cola), from a West African language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola m (plural kola's)

  1. A kola tree, tree of the genus Cola.
  2. A kola nut.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkolɑ/, [ˈko̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -olɑ
  • Syllabification: ko‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably borrowed from Russian кол (kol, pole, stake)

Noun[edit]

Snow sled shovel made of durable plastic.

kola

  1. snow scoop, snow sled shovel, snow sleigh shovel (hand tool for removing snow by pushing and sliding)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kola (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative kola kolat
genitive kolan kolien
partitive kolaa kolia
illative kolaan koliin
singular plural
nominative kola kolat
accusative nom. kola kolat
gen. kolan
genitive kolan kolien
kolainrare
partitive kolaa kolia
inessive kolassa kolissa
elative kolasta kolista
illative kolaan koliin
adessive kolalla kolilla
ablative kolalta kolilta
allative kolalle kolille
essive kolana kolina
translative kolaksi koliksi
instructive kolin
abessive kolatta kolitta
comitative kolineen
Possessive forms of kola (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person kolani kolamme
2nd person kolasi kolanne
3rd person kolansa
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English cola, from a Niger-Congo language (see cola for more).

Noun[edit]

kola

  1. cola (beverage)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kola (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative kola kolat
genitive kolan kolien
partitive kolaa kolia
illative kolaan koliin
singular plural
nominative kola kolat
accusative nom. kola kolat
gen. kolan
genitive kolan kolien
kolainrare
partitive kolaa kolia
inessive kolassa kolissa
elative kolasta kolista
illative kolaan koliin
adessive kolalla kolilla
ablative kolalta kolilta
allative kolalle kolille
essive kolana kolina
translative kolaksi koliksi
instructive kolin
abessive kolatta kolitta
comitative kolineen
Possessive forms of kola (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person kolani kolamme
2nd person kolasi kolanne
3rd person kolansa

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola

  1. indefinite accusative singular of koli
  2. indefinite dative singular of koli
  3. indefinite genitive singular of koli
  4. indefinite accusative plural of koli
  5. indefinite genitive plural of koli

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese colar.

Verb[edit]

kola

  1. to glue

Lakota[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola

  1. Alternative spelling of kȟolá

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola f (4th declension)

  1. cola

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola m

  1. genitive singular form of kols

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English cola, from a Niger-Congo language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.la/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kola f

  1. kola (any tree of the genus Cola)
  2. (colloquial) cola (soft drink)
    Synonym: cola
  3. Kola (language)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kola in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kola in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From kȍlo (wheel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kôla/
  • Hyphenation: ko‧la

Noun[edit]

kȍla n pl (Cyrillic spelling ко̏ла)

  1. (plural only) cart, wagon, vehicle
  2. (plural only) railroad car
  3. (plural only, Bosnia, Serbia) car
  4. plural of kolo
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English cola.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kôːla/
  • Hyphenation: ko‧la

Noun[edit]

kȏla f (Cyrillic spelling ко̑ла)

  1. Coca-Cola, a coke, a cola
Declension[edit]

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kóla n pl

  1. (archaic) farmer's cart

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kọ̑la f

  1. cola plant

Further reading[edit]

  • kola”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English collar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola (n class, plural kola)

  1. collar

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola c

  1. toffee; a piece of toffee
  2. taste of caramel
Declension[edit]
Declension of kola 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kola kolan kolor kolorna
Genitive kolas kolans kolors kolornas

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

kola (present kolar, preterite kolade, supine kolat, imperative kola)

  1. to produce charcoal from wood; to transform into coal; to load coal
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish kuolla.

Verb[edit]

kola (present kolar, preterite kolade, supine kolat, imperative kola)

  1. (slang) to die
Conjugation[edit]

Tongan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola

  1. bitter orange

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English collar

Noun[edit]

kola

  1. collar
  2. horse collar

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kola (definite accusative kolayı, plural kolalar)

  1. cola

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kola
Definite accusative kolayı
Singular Plural
Nominative kola kolalar
Definite accusative kolayı kolaları
Dative kolaya kolalara
Locative kolada kolalarda
Ablative koladan kolalardan
Genitive kolanın kolaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular kolam kolalarım
2nd singular kolan kolaların
3rd singular kolası kolaları
1st plural kolamız kolalarımız
2nd plural kolanız kolalarınız
3rd plural kolaları kolaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular kolamı kolalarımı
2nd singular kolanı kolalarını
3rd singular kolasını kolalarını
1st plural kolamızı kolalarımızı
2nd plural kolanızı kolalarınızı
3rd plural kolalarını kolalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular kolama kolalarıma
2nd singular kolana kolalarına
3rd singular kolasına kolalarına
1st plural kolamıza kolalarımıza
2nd plural kolanıza kolalarınıza
3rd plural kolalarına kolalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular kolamda kolalarımda
2nd singular kolanda kolalarında
3rd singular kolasında kolalarında
1st plural kolamızda kolalarımızda
2nd plural kolanızda kolalarınızda
3rd plural kolalarında kolalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular kolamdan kolalarımdan
2nd singular kolandan kolalarından
3rd singular kolasından kolalarından
1st plural kolamızdan kolalarımızdan
2nd plural kolanızdan kolalarınızdan
3rd plural kolalarından kolalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular kolamın kolalarımın
2nd singular kolanın kolalarının
3rd singular kolasının kolalarının
1st plural kolamızın kolalarımızın
2nd plural kolanızın kolalarınızın
3rd plural kolalarının kolalarının