mola

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

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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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmola/
  • 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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mola (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative molaði, supine molað)

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

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Adjective[edit]

mola

  1. soft

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Irish[edit]

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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]

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.

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Verb[edit]

mola

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

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Latgalian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mola f

  1. edge

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

mola f (genitive molae); first declension

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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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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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

Portuguese[edit]

mola

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian molla (spring).

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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: grampo de roupa, grampo

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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.