pulla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish pulla, from Swedish bulle.

Noun[edit]

pulla (plural pullas)

  1. A sweet, leavened baked good made of wheat and flavored with crushed cardamom, resembling very soft bread in consistency, eaten in Finland.
    • 1986, Melissa Ladenheim, "The sauna in central New York:
      "Then we would all have coffee and pulla bread," recalled Hilma Wainio of Spencer.
    • 1991 September 22, Eleanor Charles, “Connecticut Guide”, in The New York Times[1]:
      Other locally made items include pulla, a foot-long braided bread flavored with cardamom and priced at $6 a loaf, and wood carvings.
    • 1992, Joan Potter Loveless, Three Weavers, page 29:
      Pulla is a braided yeast loaf, flavored with freshly ground cardamom and sprinkled with chopped almonds and sugar []
    • 1992, Aili Jarvenpa, In Two Cultures: The Stories of Second Generation Finnish Americans:
      I remember the best, the years on the farm, wild roses and mushrooms that you picked near the pasture, cardamom pulla warm from the oven, []
    • 2013, Colleen Coble, Rock Harbor Search and Rescue: Lost and Found, page 106:
      Come on, your dad's grabbed us all some pullas and cider.
    • 2018, Jeff Hertzberg, M.D.; Zoë François, Holiday and Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Sweet and Decadent Baking for Every Occasion:
      You can expect to be served a slice of pulla with your afternoon coffee in any Finnish household.

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Finnish[edit]

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Varieties of pulla.

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish bulle, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bullǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pul‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈpulːɑ/

Noun[edit]

pulla

  1. Cardamom bread, also pulla (mildly sweet, leavened baked good made of wheat and flavored with crushed cardamom, resembling very soft bread in consistency)
  2. ball; as headword in names of some foodstuffs, e.g lihapulla (meatball), falafel-pulla (falafel ball)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pulla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative pulla pullat
genitive pullan pullien
partitive pullaa pullia
illative pullaan pulliin
singular plural
nominative pulla pullat
accusative nom. pulla pullat
gen. pullan
genitive pullan pullien
pullainrare
partitive pullaa pullia
inessive pullassa pullissa
elative pullasta pullista
illative pullaan pulliin
adessive pullalla pullilla
ablative pullalta pullilta
allative pullalle pullille
essive pullana pullina
translative pullaksi pulliksi
instructive pullin
abessive pullatta pullitta
comitative pullineen

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pulla

  1. nominative feminine singular of pullus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pullus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pullus
  4. vocative feminine singular of pullus
  5. vocative neuter plural of pullus

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pullā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pullus

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pulha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulla f (plural pullas)

  1. an obscenity
  2. a gibe; a burn; a dig

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pulla (present pullar, preterite pullade, supine pullat, imperative pulla)

  1. (vulgar) to masturbate (of females)

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