nola

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See also: NOLA and Nola

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nola, traditionally derived from Nola in Italy, from its having been the supposed location of St Paulinus's introduction of bells to Christian ceremony,[1] but possibly Onomatopoeic.[2]

Noun[edit]

nola ‎(plural nolas or nolae)

  1. A very small bell used in the choir during consecration.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., "Bell".
  2. 2.0 2.1 Walters, Henry Beauchamp. Church Bells of England, p. 3.
  3. ^ Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Music, Vol. 2, p. 452.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditionally reckoned from Nola in Italy, from its having been the supposed location of St Paulinus's introduction of bells to Christian ceremony,[1] but possibly Onomatopoeic.[2]

Noun[edit]

nola

  1. A nola: a small bell used in the choir during consecration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., "Bell".
  2. ^ H.B. Walters, Church Bells of England, p. 3.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) nulla
  • (Sursilvan) nul
  • (Sutsilvan) nula
  • (Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) nolla

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nullus.

Numeral[edit]

nola

  1. (cardinal, Sutsilvan) zero