mõla

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See also: mola, Mola, móla, and möla

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mela, of Finno-Permic origin.[1] Cognates include Votic mõla ‎(paddle, oar), Finnish mela ‎(oar), Livvi mela ‎(paddle, oar), Ludian mela ‎(oar), Veps mela ‎(oar), Northern Sami mealli ‎(oar), Erzya [script needed] ‎(miľe, oar, paddle), Moksha [script needed] ‎(miľä, oar, paddle), [script needed] ‎(mǝľä), Komi-Zyrian [script needed] ‎(maľ, oar).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mõla ‎(genitive mõla, partitive mõla)

  1. paddle
  2. oar

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012) Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, ISBN 978-9985-79-478-4