ola

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See also: Ola, olà, olá, olā, olą, óla, öla, and -ola

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ola ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of olay

Galician[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ola

  1. hello

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Maori ora

Noun[edit]

ola

  1. life
  2. health
  3. livelihood

Verb[edit]

ola

  1. (stative) alive
  2. (stative) healthy, cured

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish olae, from Latin oleum, from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον ‎(élaion, olive oil), from ἐλαία ‎(elaía, olive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ola f ‎(genitive singular ola, nominative plural olaí)

  1. oil

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ola n-ola hola t-ola
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latgalian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ola f

  1. cave, cavern, den

Latvian[edit]

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Vistu olas (1)
Zivju olas (1)
Cepta ola (2)

Etymology[edit]

From a previous Proto-Baltic neuter noun *wuolan, from Proto-Baltic *wuol-, from Proto-Indo-European *wēl-, *wōl-, the length grade of the stem *wel- ‎(to turn, to roll, to wind), whence also velt “to roll, to trundle.” The original meaning was therefore “something that turns, rolls,” still visible in the dialectal verb olāt ‎(to roll, to trundle), and in the standard Latvian term olis ‎(round pebble), dialectally also ola. It is possible that Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm ‎(egg), which would have become *wowan in Proto-Baltic, may have influenced the development of *wuolan into ola. A synonym term pauts was used alongside ola until the beginning of the 20th century, when ola became dominant and replaced it. Cognates include Lithuanian uolà ‎(cliff, rock).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ola f (4th declension)

  1. egg (reproductive cell, wrapped in a shell, where the embryo of certain animal species develops)
    vistu olas — chicken (lit. hen) eggs
    zivju olas — fish eggs
    olas čaumalaeggshell
    olas baltums, dzeltenums — the white, the yolk of the egg
    dēt olas — to lay eggs
    rāpuļu olas pēc savas uzbūves atgādina putnu olas — reptile eggs, by their structure, are similar to bird eggs
    olas vidū ir liels, barības vielām bagāts dzeltenums, kuram apkārt ir olbaltuma slānis — in the middle of the egg there is a big yolk rich in nutrients, surrounded by a protein layer
    zivis vairojas ar olām jeb ikriem — the fish reproduce with eggs, also called “ikri”
    odu mātītes olas dēj uz ūdens virsmas — female mosquitoes lay eggs on water surfaces
  2. egg (said reproductive cell, usually from birds, used as food)
    cieti, mīksti vārīta ola — hard-, soft-boiled egg
    cieta, mīksta ola — hard-, soft-boiled egg
    nolobīt olu — to peel an egg
    jēla ola — raw egg (also: unexperienced, naive person)
    cepta ola — fried egg
    pildīta ola — stuffed egg
    olu kultenis — scrambled eggs
    izdzert olu — to drink an egg (= to suck the liquid through a hole on the eggshell)
    Lieldienu ola — Easter egg (painted egg, part of the celebration of Easter)
    mums, kā vistu neturēja, tā olu pašiem nebija — since we didn't keep hens, we didn't have eggs

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (of "fish eggs"): ikrs

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “ola” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Lithuanian[edit]

Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

olà f ‎(plural õlos) stress pattern 4 [1]

  1. hole, burrow
    lapės ola[1] - a fox burrow
  2. cave, cavern

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “ola” in Juozas Balčikonis [et al.] (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  • “ola” in Victoria Martsinkyavitshute (2012), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian, Seventh printing. New York: Hippocrene Books. ISBN 978-0-7818-0151-5

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin olla.

Noun[edit]

ola f (plural olas)

  1. marmite

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish ola

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ola f (plural olas)

  1. wave (a group activity in a crowd imitating a wave going through water, where people in successive parts of the crowd stand and stretch upward, then sit)

Samoan[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ola!

  1. An exclamation to mean wonderful.

References[edit]

  • Pratt, G. (1862). A Samoan dictionary: English and Samoan, and Samoan and English; with a short grammar of the Samoan dialect. Samoa: London Missionary Society's Press. Page 12.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

ola f ‎(genitive singular ola, plural olaichean)

  1. oil

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

ola f ‎(plural olas)

  1. wave (on the surface of a liquid)
  2. (figuratively) sudden appearance of a large amount of something.
    ola de calor - heat wave

Synonyms[edit]

  • (wave on the surface of a liquid; all technical senses eg, sound waves, light waves): onda

Derived terms[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ola

  1. (genitive singular of ol) your

Synonyms[edit]