pela

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See also: pelá, pelà, pelâ, pêla, -pela, and pěla

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela (uncountable)

  1. Chinese wax
    • 1813, John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory, Pantologia
      Thus we have the myrtle wax of America extracted from the berries of the myrica cerifera, and the pela of the Chinese.

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition per (by means of, by way of) + feminine singular article la (the).

Contraction[edit]

pela f (masculine pel, neuter pelo, masculine plural pelos, feminine plural peles)

  1. by means of the

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

pela

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

Noun[edit]

pela f (plural peles)

  1. peseta

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pela

  1. third-person singular past historic of peler

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Vulgar Latin *pilla, from Latin pilula (pellet). In that case, cognate with Spanish pella.[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela f (plural pelas)

  1. lump, dollop, mass (of butter, grease, lard)

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from pelar (to skin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela f (plural pelas)

  1. peel
  2. peeling (of skin)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin palella (little shovel), from pala (shovel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela f (plural pelas)

  1. trowel; small shovel
    • 1373, E. Cal Pardo (ed.), Colección diplomática medieval do arquivo da catedral de Mondoñedo. Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 191:
      Item enna cosina hua caldeyra de cobre con seus ferros et hua peella
      Item, in the kitchen a cooper cauldron with its irons [for hanging] and a spatula
  2. vanes or blades of a water wheel

Etymology 4[edit]

From Latin per + illa.

Contraction[edit]

pela f sg (plural pelas, masculine pelo, masculine plural pelos)

  1. contraction of por (by; through) and a (the) (archaic)

References[edit]

  • pela” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • peella” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • pela” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • pela” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pela” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pela

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

Anagrams[edit]


Northern Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela

  1. hyrax

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese pela, from Vulgar Latin *per (by; through) + *la (the).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

pela f sg (plural pelas, masculine pelo, masculine plural pelos)

  1. contraction of por (by; through) and a (the)

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of pelar (to skin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pela

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of pelar
    Ele pela a carcaça.
    He skins the carcass.
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of pelar
    Tu aí, pela a carcaça sozinho.
    You there, skin the carcass by yourself.

Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela class 9/10 (plural dipela)

  1. hyrax

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela f

  1. a hit or a beating
  2. (colloquial) Peseta (former currency of Spain)

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pela

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

Swazi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-péla

  1. to spell

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tswana[edit]

Noun[edit]

pela (plural dipela)

  1. hyrax

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

-péla

  1. to spell

Inflection[edit]

Tone H
Infinitive ukupela
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukupela ukungapeli
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular pela -pele
Plural pelani -peleni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyapela, ngipela engipelayo, engipela ngipela angipeli engingapeli ngingapeli
2nd singular uyapela, upela opelayo, opela upela awupeli ongapeli ungapeli
1st plural siyapela, sipela esipelayo, esipela sipela asipeli esingapeli singapeli
2nd plural niyapela, nipela enipelayo, enipela nipela anipeli eningapeli ningapeli
Class 1 uyapela, upela opelayo, opela epela akapeli ongapeli engapeli
Class 2 bayapela, bapela abapelayo, abapela bepela abapeli abangapeli bengapeli
Class 3 uyapela, upela opelayo, opela upela awupeli ongapeli ungapeli
Class 4 iyapela, ipela epelayo, epela ipela ayipeli engapeli ingapeli
Class 5 liyapela, lipela elipelayo, elipela lipela alipeli elingapeli lingapeli
Class 6 ayapela, apela apelayo, apela epela awapeli angapeli engapeli
Class 7 siyapela, sipela esipelayo, esipela sipela asipeli esingapeli singapeli
Class 8 ziyapela, zipela ezipelayo, ezipela zipela azipeli ezingapeli zingapeli
Class 9 iyapela, ipela epelayo, epela ipela ayipeli engapeli ingapeli
Class 10 ziyapela, zipela ezipelayo, ezipela zipela azipeli ezingapeli zingapeli
Class 11 luyapela, lupela olupelayo, olupela lupela alupeli olungapeli lungapeli
Class 14 buyapela, bupela obupelayo, obupela bupela abupeli obungapeli bungapeli
Class 15 kuyapela, kupela okupelayo, okupela kupela akupeli okungapeli kungapeli
Class 17 kuyapela, kupela okupelayo, okupela kupela akupeli okungapeli kungapeli
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngipelile, ngipelē engipelile, engipelē ngipelile, ngipelē angipelanga engingapelanga ngingapelanga
2nd singular upelile, upelē opelile, opelē upelile, upelē awupelanga ongapelanga ungapelanga
1st plural sipelile, sipelē esipelile, esipelē sipelile, sipelē asipelanga esingapelanga singapelanga
2nd plural nipelile, nipelē enipelile, enipelē nipelile, nipelē anipelanga eningapelanga ningapelanga
Class 1 upelile, upelē opelile, opelē epelile, epelē akapelanga ongapelanga engapelanga
Class 2 bapelile, bapelē abapelile, abapelē bepelile, bepelē abapelanga abangapelanga bengapelanga
Class 3 upelile, upelē opelile, opelē upelile, upelē awupelanga ongapelanga ungapelanga
Class 4 ipelile, ipelē epelile, epelē ipelile, ipelē ayipelanga engapelanga ingapelanga
Class 5 lipelile, lipelē elipelile, elipelē lipelile, lipelē alipelanga elingapelanga lingapelanga
Class 6 apelile, apelē apelile, apelē epelile, epelē awapelanga angapelanga engapelanga
Class 7 sipelile, sipelē esipelile, esipelē sipelile, sipelē asipelanga esingapelanga singapelanga
Class 8 zipelile, zipelē ezipelile, ezipelē zipelile, zipelē azipelanga ezingapelanga zingapelanga
Class 9 ipelile, ipelē epelile, epelē ipelile, ipelē ayipelanga engapelanga ingapelanga
Class 10 zipelile, zipelē ezipelile, ezipelē zipelile, zipelē azipelanga ezingapelanga zingapelanga
Class 11 lupelile, lupelē olupelile, olupelē lupelile, lupelē alupelanga olungapelanga lungapelanga
Class 14 bupelile, bupelē obupelile, obupelē bupelile, bupelē abupelanga obungapelanga bungapelanga
Class 15 kupelile, kupelē okupelile, okupelē kupelile, kupelē akupelanga okungapelanga kungapelanga
Class 17 kupelile, kupelē okupelile, okupelē kupelile, kupelē akupelanga okungapelanga kungapelanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāpela engāpela ngāpela angipelanga engingapelanga ngingapelanga
2nd singular wāpela owāpela wāpela awupelanga ongapelanga ungapelanga
1st plural sāpela esāpela sāpela asipelanga esingapelanga singapelanga
2nd plural nāpela enāpela nāpela anipelanga eningapelanga ningapelanga
Class 1 wāpela owāpela āpela akapelanga ongapelanga engapelanga
Class 2 bāpela abāpela bāpela abapelanga abangapelanga bengapelanga
Class 3 wāpela owāpela wāpela awupelanga ongapelanga ungapelanga
Class 4 yāpela eyāpela yāpela ayipelanga engapelanga ingapelanga
Class 5 lāpela elāpela lāpela alipelanga elingapelanga lingapelanga
Class 6 āpela āpela āpela awapelanga angapelanga engapelanga
Class 7 sāpela esāpela sāpela asipelanga esingapelanga singapelanga
Class 8 zāpela ezāpela zāpela azipelanga ezingapelanga zingapelanga
Class 9 yāpela eyāpela yāpela ayipelanga engapelanga ingapelanga
Class 10 zāpela ezāpela zāpela azipelanga ezingapelanga zingapelanga
Class 11 lwāpela olwāpela lwāpela alupelanga olungapelanga lungapelanga
Class 14 bāpela obāpela bāpela abupelanga obungapelanga bungapelanga
Class 15 kwāpela okwāpela kwāpela akupelanga okungapelanga kungapelanga
Class 17 kwāpela okwāpela kwāpela akupelanga okungapelanga kungapelanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingapela ngingapela ngingepele ngingepele
2nd singular ungapela ungapela ungepele ungepele
1st plural singapela singapela singepele singepele
2nd plural ningapela ningapela ningepele ningepele
Class 1 angapela engapela angepele engepele
Class 2 bangapela bengapela bangepele bengepele
Class 3 ungapela ungapela ungepele ungepele
Class 4 ingapela ingapela ingepele ingepele
Class 5 lingapela lingapela lingepele lingepele
Class 6 angapela engapela angepele engepele
Class 7 singapela singapela singepele singepele
Class 8 zingapela zingapela zingepele zingepele
Class 9 ingapela ingapela ingepele ingepele
Class 10 zingapela zingapela zingepele zingepele
Class 11 lungapela lungapela lungepele lungepele
Class 14 bungapela bungapela bungepele bungepele
Class 15 kungapela kungapela kungepele kungepele
Class 17 kungapela kungapela kungepele kungepele
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizopela engizopela ngizopela angizupela engingezupela ngingezupela
2nd singular uzopela ozopela uzopela awuzupela ongezupela ungezupela
1st plural sizopela esizopela sizopela asizupela esingezupela singezupela
2nd plural nizopela enizopela nizopela anizupela eningezupela ningezupela
Class 1 uzopela ozopela ezopela akazupela ongezupela engezupela
Class 2 bazopela abazopela bezopela abazupela abangezupela bengezupela
Class 3 uzopela ozopela uzopela awuzupela ongezupela ungezupela
Class 4 izopela ezopela izopela ayizupela engezupela ingezupela
Class 5 lizopela elizopela lizopela alizupela elingezupela lingezupela
Class 6 azopela azopela ezopela awazupela angezupela engezupela
Class 7 sizopela esizopela sizopela asizupela esingezupela singezupela
Class 8 zizopela ezizopela zizopela azizupela ezingezupela zingezupela
Class 9 izopela ezopela izopela ayizupela engezupela ingezupela
Class 10 zizopela ezizopela zizopela azizupela ezingezupela zingezupela
Class 11 luzopela oluzopela luzopela aluzupela olungezupela lungezupela
Class 14 buzopela obuzopela buzopela abuzupela obungezupela bungezupela
Class 15 kuzopela okuzopela kuzopela akuzupela okungezupela kungezupela
Class 17 kuzopela okuzopela kuzopela akuzupela okungezupela kungezupela
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyopela engiyopela ngiyopela angiyupela engingeyupela ngingeyupela
2nd singular uyopela oyopela uyopela awuyupela ongeyupela ungeyupela
1st plural siyopela esiyopela siyopela asiyupela esingeyupela singeyupela
2nd plural niyopela eniyopela niyopela aniyupela eningeyupela ningeyupela
Class 1 uyopela oyopela eyopela akayupela ongeyupela engeyupela
Class 2 bayopela abayopela beyopela abayupela abangeyupela bengeyupela
Class 3 uyopela oyopela uyopela awuyupela ongeyupela ungeyupela
Class 4 iyopela eyopela iyopela ayiyupela engeyupela ingeyupela
Class 5 liyopela eliyopela liyopela aliyupela elingeyupela lingeyupela
Class 6 ayopela ayopela eyopela awayupela angeyupela engeyupela
Class 7 siyopela esiyopela siyopela asiyupela esingeyupela singeyupela
Class 8 ziyopela eziyopela ziyopela aziyupela ezingeyupela zingeyupela
Class 9 iyopela eyopela iyopela ayiyupela engeyupela ingeyupela
Class 10 ziyopela eziyopela ziyopela aziyupela ezingeyupela zingeyupela
Class 11 luyopela oluyopela luyopela aluyupela olungeyupela lungeyupela
Class 14 buyopela obuyopela buyopela abuyupela obungeyupela bungeyupela
Class 15 kuyopela okuyopela kuyopela akuyupela okungeyupela kungeyupela
Class 17 kuyopela okuyopela kuyopela akuyupela okungeyupela kungeyupela
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngipele ngingapeli
2nd singular upele ungapeli
1st plural sipele singapeli
2nd plural nipele ningapeli
Class 1 apele angapeli
Class 2 bapele bangapeli
Class 3 upele ungapeli
Class 4 ipele ingapeli
Class 5 lipele lingapeli
Class 6 apele angapeli
Class 7 sipele singapeli
Class 8 zipele zingapeli
Class 9 ipele ingapeli
Class 10 zipele zingapeli
Class 11 lupele lungapeli
Class 14 bupele bungapeli
Class 15 kupele kungapeli
Class 17 kupele kungapeli
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngapela ngangapela, angapela, angangapela
2nd singular wapela wangapela, awapela, awangapela
1st plural sapela sangapela, asapela, asangapela
2nd plural napela nangapela, anapela, anangapela
Class 1 wapela wangapela, akapela, akangapela
Class 2 bapela bangapela, abapela, abangapela
Class 3 wapela wangapela, awapela, awangapela
Class 4 yapela yangapela, ayapela, ayangapela
Class 5 lapela langapela, alapela, alangapela
Class 6 apela angapela, awapela, awangapela
Class 7 sapela sangapela, asapela, asangapela
Class 8 zapela zangapela, azapela, azangapela
Class 9 yapela yangapela, ayapela, ayangapela
Class 10 zapela zangapela, azapela, azangapela
Class 11 lwapela lwangapela, alwapela, alwangapela
Class 14 bapela bangapela, abapela, abangapela
Class 15 kwapela kwangapela, akwapela, akwangapela
Class 17 kwapela kwangapela, akwapela, akwangapela