palla

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See also: pallá

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian palla (ball).

Noun[edit]

palla (uncountable)

  1. A traditional Tuscan ball game played in the street.

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin. pall (a cloak).

Noun[edit]

palla (plural pallae)

  1. (historical) A rectangular piece of cloth worn by ladies in Ancient Rome and fastened with brooches.

Aymara[edit]

Noun[edit]

palla

  1. woman

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin palea.

Noun[edit]

palla f (plural palles)

  1. straw

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

palla (plural pallas)

  1. spade, shovel

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Germanic.

Noun[edit]

palla f (plural palle)

  1. ball
  2. bullet, shot
  3. testicle
  4. (by extension) an arduous and/or boring undertaking or event.
    Che palla!
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to cover, wrap; skin, hide; cloth). See also Latin pellis.

Noun[edit]

palla f (genitive pallae); first declension

  1. A rectangular piece of cloth worn by ladies in Ancient Rome and fastened with brooches.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative palla pallae
genitive pallae pallārum
dative pallae pallīs
accusative pallam pallās
ablative pallā pallīs
vocative palla pallae

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References[edit]

  • palla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • palla in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “palla”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • palla in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • palla in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

palla

  1. lady, respected woman
  2. female dancer

Declension[edit]


Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palea.

Noun[edit]

palla f

  1. (Campidanese) straw

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian palla (ball), see above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpalːa/
  • Hyphenation: pal‧la

Noun[edit]

palla f (plural palli)

  1. ball

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

palla

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