mola

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English[edit]

Kuna woman selling molas in Panama City.

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola (plural molas)

  1. A sunfish, Mola mola.

Etymology 2[edit]

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.
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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mola.

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Noun[edit]

mola f (plural moles)

  1. millstone, a circular stone of the two that make up the ordinary mill, one is mobile and is rolled over the other, which is fixed
  2. grindstone, an instrument consisting of a piece of an abrasive material that is rotated around its axis and is used for sharpening, polishing, deburring, rectifying, profiling, etc. miscellaneous tools or parts
    passar per la molato overcome, to subdue somebody (an idiom, literally to pass it under the grindstone)
  3. the amount of water needed to move a millstone
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mōlēs.

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Noun[edit]

mola f (plural moles)

  1. mass (something large or of great volume)
  2. (geography) an isolated hill of massive form, rounded and flat on top, with very steep upper flanks
  3. (fishing) a lot of fish that go together
  4. a rope that has been coiled to form a spiral
  5. sunfish, a fish of the species Mola mola
    Synonyms: bot, peix lluna
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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Verb[edit]

mola

  1. inflection of molar (to mock):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mola

  1. inflection of molar (to sharpen (dialectal)):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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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]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it
Una mola (angle grinder)
Una mola (bench grinder) in operazione

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.la/
  • Rhymes: -ɔla
  • Hyphenation: mò‧la

Etymology 1[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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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

mola

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

Anagrams[edit]

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola

  1. plant

Latgalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥Hdʰo-. Cognates include Latvian mala.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɔla]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧la

Noun[edit]

mola f (diminutive maleņa)

  1. edge

Declension[edit]

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
    • 43 BCEc. 17 CE, Ovid, Fasti 6.317-318:
      inde focum observat pistor dominamque focōrum,
      et quae pūmiceās versat asella molās.
      Thereupon the baker reverences the hearth and the mistress of the hearth, and the she-donkey that turns the pumice millstones.
      (See Vestalia.)
  2. (especially in the plural) mill
  3. ground meal
  4. (transferred sense) (sacred) flour
    mola salsa (literally salted flour)

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]

References[edit]

  • mola”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mola in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola f animal

  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 animal

  1. genitive/accusative singular of mól

Noun[edit]

mola m inan

  1. genitive singular of mol

Portuguese[edit]

mola (1)
mola (2)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian molla (spring).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ɔlɐ
  • 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]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkishملا(molla), from Persianملا(mollâ), from Arabicمَوْلًى(mawlan, vicar, guardian).

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

Sukuma[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mola

  1. good

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola (n class, no plural)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Mola

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mola (present molar, preterite molade, supine molat, imperative mola)

  1. to ache with a dull continuous pain
    Tanden molar
    The tooth is aching
  2. (regional, Hälsingland region) to eat a thing by itself that would normally be eaten with something else
    Sluta mola ost!
    Stop eating just cheese (and make a sandwich if you are going to eat cheese)!

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishموله(mola), from Venetian moła, 2nd person imperative of Venetian mołar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.ɫa/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧la

Noun[edit]

mola (definite accusative molayı, plural molalar)

  1. rest, break, pause

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative mola
Definite accusative molayı
Singular Plural
Nominative mola molalar
Definite accusative molayı molaları
Dative molaya molalara
Locative molada molalarda
Ablative moladan molalardan
Genitive molanın molaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular molam molalarım
2nd singular molan molaların
3rd singular molası molaları
1st plural molamız molalarımız
2nd plural molanız molalarınız
3rd plural molaları molaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular molamı molalarımı
2nd singular molanı molalarını
3rd singular molasını molalarını
1st plural molamızı molalarımızı
2nd plural molanızı molalarınızı
3rd plural molalarını molalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular molama molalarıma
2nd singular molana molalarına
3rd singular molasına molalarına
1st plural molamıza molalarımıza
2nd plural molanıza molalarınıza
3rd plural molalarına molalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular molamda molalarımda
2nd singular molanda molalarında
3rd singular molasında molalarında
1st plural molamızda molalarımızda
2nd plural molanızda molalarınızda
3rd plural molalarında molalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular molamdan molalarımdan
2nd singular molandan molalarından
3rd singular molasından molalarından
1st plural molamızdan molalarımızdan
2nd plural molanızdan molalarınızdan
3rd plural molalarından molalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular molamın molalarımın
2nd singular molanın molalarının
3rd singular molasının molalarının
1st plural molamızın molalarımızın
2nd plural molanızın molalarınızın
3rd plural molalarının molalarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular molayım molalarım
2nd singular molasın molalarsın
3rd singular mola
moladır
molalar
molalardır
1st plural molayız molalarız
2nd plural molasınız molalarsınız
3rd plural molalar molalardır

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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.