pula

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See also: Pula and pulă

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tswana pula, Northern Sotho pula, Sotho pula ‎(rain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Southern Africa) Rain, used as an expression of greeting or good luck.
  2. The currency of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Latin *pūbula < pūbes, or from pulla. Compare Romanian pulă.

Noun[edit]

pula f

  1. penis

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally an opening in the ice into which a man has fallen or may fall. Probably onomatopoetic imitating the associated sound of water.

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. shortage
  2. (economy) An economic crisis characterized by shortage of goods and/or means to buy them; a depression, slump.
  3. urgent situation, scrape, pinch, deep water

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pula (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative pula pulat
genitive pulan pulien
partitive pulaa pulia
illative pulaan puliin
singular plural
nominative pula pulat
accusative nom.? pula pulat
gen. pulan
genitive pulan pulien
pulainrare
partitive pulaa pulia
inessive pulassa pulissa
elative pulasta pulista
illative pulaan puliin
adessive pulalla pulilla
ablative pulalta pulilta
allative pulalle pulille
essive pulana pulina
translative pulaksi puliksi
instructive pulin
abessive pulatta pulitta
comitative pulineen

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

pula

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of pulir
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of pulir

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula f ‎(plural pule)

  1. chaff
  2. (slang) the police, the fuzz, the cops

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Northern Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. rain

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

pula ‎(third person dual, accusative pulanya, possessive/purposive pulampa, locative pulala)

  1. they two

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Pitjantjatjara personal pronouns (nominative case)
Singular Dual Plural
First person ngayulu (I)
Bound form: -ṉa
ngali (we two)
Bound form: -li
nganaṉa (we, more than two)
Bound form: -la
Second person nyuntu (you)
Bound form: -n
nyupali (you two) nyura (you, more than two)
Third person paluṟu (he/she/it) pula (they two) tjana (they, more than two)
Bound form: -ya

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pula

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

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pulla, feminine of pullus ‎(offspring, child, cub, chick, etc.)

Adverb[edit]

pula

  1. (slang, intensifies adjectives) fucking
    sunt obosit, în pula mea!
    I'm fucking tired!

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. definite singular nominative form of pulă.
  2. definite singular accusative form of pulă.

Romansch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula f (plural pulas)

  1. (Surmiran) butterfly, moth
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sursilvan) bella
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) bula
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula f (plural pulas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) hen
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Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula class 9/10 (plural lipula)

  1. rain

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pula

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of pulir.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of pulir.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of pulir.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of pulir.

Tagalog[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pula

  1. red

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula CLASS 9/10 (plural dipula)

  1. rain
  2. pula (currency)
  3. a popular toast

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pula

  1. genitive singular of pul