perla

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See also: Perla, pèrla, perlă, and perła

Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(plural perles)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, probably based on Vulgar Latin *pernula, diminutive of Latin perna, a kind of oyster. Cognate with Italian perla, French perle and Spanish perla.

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(plural perles)

  1. pearl

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

perla f

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perla.

Noun[edit]

perla f (genitive singular perlu, plural perlur)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

Declension[edit]

Declension of perla
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative perla perlan perlur perlurnar
accusative perlu perluna perlur perlurnar
dative perlu perluni perlum perlunum
genitive perlu perlunnar perla perlanna

French[edit]

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perla

  1. third-person singular past historic of perler

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(genitive singular perlu, nominative plural perlur)

  1. pearl

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla ‎(plural perlas)

  1. pearl

Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Of uncertain etymology. See pearl.

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(plural perle)

  1. pearl (also figuratively).

Adjective[edit]

perla ‎(invariable)

  1. pearl (attributive)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French perle, the name given by Jean Jannon to the type used in his miniature editions of Vergil, Horace, & the New Testament in the 1620s, which were the smallest printed works to his time.

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(invariable)

  1. (printing, dated) A small size of type, standardized as 4 point.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(genitive perlae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of perula
    • 1272, an unknown source in The Natural History of Precious Stones and of the Precious Metals (1867), viii, page 269:
      Una Perla ad modum camahuti.
      A pearl in the manner of a cameo.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative perla perlae
genitive perlae perlārum
dative perlae perlīs
accusative perlam perlās
ablative perlā perlīs
vocative perla perlae

References[edit]

  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 789/1, “perla”

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perla m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of perle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

perla f

  1. definite singular of perle

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

perla f (plural perlas)

  1. (heraldry) pall

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German Perle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pêːrla/
  • Hyphenation: per‧la

Noun[edit]

pȇrla f ‎(Cyrillic spelling пе̑рла)

  1. pearl
  2. bead

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perla.

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(genitive singular perly, nominative plural perly, declension pattern of žena)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

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References[edit]

  • perla in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown, but cognate with Italian perla, French perle and Portuguese pérola. See pearl. The usual Latin word for a pearl was margarīta.

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(plural perlas)

  1. pearl
  2. bead
  3. (heraldry) pall
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French perle, the name given by Jean Jannon to the type used in his miniature editions of Vergil, Horace, & the New Testament in the 1620s, which were the smallest printed works to his time.

Noun[edit]

perla f ‎(uncountable)

  1. (printing, dated) A small size of type, standardized as 4 or 5 point.
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