tela

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See also: teļa, teļā, and teľa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla (web).

Noun[edit]

tela (plural telas or telae)

  1. (anatomy) a thin, weblike structure or membrane

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Annobonese[edit]

Noun[edit]

tela

  1. land

References[edit]

  • 1994, Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken, Norval Smith (editors), Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction
  • 2005, John H. McWhorter, Defining Creole

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tela

  1. One of a set of round logs used as support to keep something, such as a boat or a pile of firewood, from touching directly the ground, or to help move a large object by rolling it over the logs.
  2. (by extension) A place where something is left or stored; usually in adessive, ablative or allative plural.
  3. roller, cylinder
  4. track (short of telaketju - "caterpillar track")

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tela (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative tela telat
genitive telan telojen
partitive telaa teloja
illative telaan teloihin
singular plural
nominative tela telat
accusative nom.? tela telat
gen. telan
genitive telan telojen
telainrare
partitive telaa teloja
inessive telassa teloissa
elative telasta teloista
illative telaan teloihin
adessive telalla teloilla
ablative telalta teloilta
allative telalleˣ teloilleˣ
essive telana teloina
translative telaksi teloiksi
instructive teloin
abessive telatta teloitta
comitative teloineen

Synonyms[edit]

  • (round log used as support): telapuu

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Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

tēlà m (plural teloli)

  1. tailor

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla.

Noun[edit]

tela f (plural tele)

  1. cloth
  2. canvas
  3. curtain (theatre)

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From texō (weave; plait) +‎ -ēla.

Noun[edit]

tēla f (genitive tēlae); first declension

  1. web
  2. warp (threads that run lengthwise in a loom)
  3. loom
  4. vocative singular of tēla

tēlā f

  1. ablative singular of tēla
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tēla tēlae
genitive tēlae tēlārum
dative tēlae tēlīs
accusative tēlam tēlās
ablative tēlā tēlīs
vocative tēla tēlae
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tēla n

  1. nominative plural of tēlum
  2. accusative plural of tēlum
  3. vocative plural of tēlum

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla (web; loom). Cognate of teia (web).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tela f (plural telas)

  1. canvas (piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint)
  2. (by extension) painting (an illustration or artwork using paint)
  3. screen (viewing area of a movie, slide presentation, etc.)
  4. (Brazil) screen (viewing area of electronic output devices)
  5. (biology) a very thin tissue

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:tela.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (painting): pintura, quadro
  • (viewing area of electronic output devices): ecrã (Portugal)

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) taila
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) teila

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla.

Noun[edit]

tela f (plural telas)

  1. (textiles, Sutsilvan) material, textile, canvas

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla.

Noun[edit]

tela f (plural telas)

  1. cloth (woven fabric)
  2. (colloquial) task, difficult task
  3. (colloquial) cash, dosh

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