mola

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See also: Mola, móla, molá, mõla, moła, and мола

English[edit]

Kuna woman selling molas in Panama City.

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Noun[edit]

mola (plural molas)

  1. A traditional textile art form of the Kuna people of Panama and Colombia, consisting of cloth panels to be worn on clothing, featuring complex designs made with multiple layers of cloth in a reverse appliqué technique.
    • 1977, Rhoda L. Auld, Molas: What they are, How to make them, Ideas they suggest for creative appliqué, page 67
      The classic mola is pure applique and is distinguished by alternating bands of color.
  2. A sunfish, Mola mola.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mola.

Noun[edit]

mola f (plural moles)

  1. millstone
  2. grindstone
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin mōlēs.

Noun[edit]

mola f (plural moles)

  1. mass (something large)
  2. sunfish
    Synonyms: bot, peix lluna
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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French molle and Italian molle, both from Latin mollis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmola/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mo‧la

Adjective[edit]

mola (accusative singular molan, plural molaj, accusative plural molajn)

  1. soft

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From moli (fragment, piece) +‎ -a.

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Verb[edit]

mola (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative molaði, supine molað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to shatter, to smash

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Ido[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mola

  1. soft

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mola

  1. inflection of mol:
    1. present subjunctive analytic
    2. (obsolete) second-person singular present indicative

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mola mhola not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

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An angle grinder
A bench grinder working

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mola, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush).

Noun[edit]

mola f (plural mole)

  1. millstone
  2. grindstone
  3. honing
  4. (historical, Rome) water mill; especially one of the mills once found adjacent Isola Tiberina
  5. (colloquial) angle grinder, disc grinder, side grinder (power tool with a perpendicular abrasive disc)
    Synonyms: smerigliatrice, molatrice, mola angolare, smerigliatrice angolare, molatrice angolare
  6. (colloquial) bench grinder
    Synonyms: smerigliatrice, molatrice, mola da banco, smerigliatrice da banco, molatrice da banco

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Verb[edit]

mola

  1. inflection of molare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola

  1. plant

Latgalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ml̥Hdʰo-. Cognates include Latvian mala.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola f

  1. edge

References[edit]

  • Nicole Nau (2011) A short grammar of Latgalian, München: LINCOM GmbH, →ISBN

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *molā, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush). Cognate with Latin mollis, Ancient Greek μύλη (múlē), English meal. See also English maelstrom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola f (genitive molae); first declension

  1. millstone
  2. (especially plural) mill
  3. ground meal

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mola molae
Genitive molae molārum
Dative molae molīs
Accusative molam molās
Ablative molā molīs
Vocative mola molae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: moarã
  • Asturian: muela
  • Catalan: mola
  • Dutch: molen
  • English: mill
  • French: meule
  • Friulian: muele
  • Galician: moa

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola f

  1. Superseded spelling of móla.

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmola/

Verb[edit]

mola

  1. inflection of mollat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of mól

Noun[edit]

mola m inan

  1. genitive singular of mol

Portuguese[edit]

mola

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian molla (spring).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.lɐ/, [ˈmɔ.lɐ]

  • Hyphenation: mo‧la

Noun[edit]

mola f (plural molas)

  1. spring (device made of flexible material)
  2. (Portugal) clothes peg (object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline)
    Synonyms: (Madeira) grampo, (Brazil) prisão, (Brazil) prendedor, pregador
  3. (Mozambique, informal) money

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish molla

Noun[edit]

mola f (uncountable)

  1. mullah

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola m

  1. genitive singular of mol

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mola

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of molar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of molar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of molar.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَوْلًى(mawlan).

Noun[edit]

mola (n class, no plural)

  1. God
    Synonyms: Mungu, Maulana

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish موله(mola), from Venetian mola.

Noun[edit]

mola (definite accusative molayı, plural molalar)

  1. rest, break

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola

  1. Nasal mutation of bola.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bola fola mola unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.