tela

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See also: telá, teļa, teļā, teľa, těla, and тела

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tēla (web). Doublet of toile.

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

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan tela, from Latin tēla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tela f (plural teles)

  1. cloth, fabric
  2. canvas (cloth on which one may paint)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *tela (compare Ingrian tela, Karelian tela, Veps tela), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *þelą.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtelɑ/, [ˈt̪e̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -elɑ
  • Syllabification: te‧la

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")
  5. platen (part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made)
  6. platen (part of a typewriter or printer on which the paper rests to receive an impression)

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 telalle teloille
essive telana teloina
translative telaksi teloiksi
instructive teloin
abessive telatta teloitta
comitative teloineen
Possessive forms of tela (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person telani telamme
2nd person telasi telanne
3rd person telansa

Synonyms[edit]

  • (round log used as support): telapuu

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Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English tailor.

Noun[edit]

tēlà m (plural tēlōlī, possessed form tēlàn)

  1. tailor

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla.

Pronunciation[edit]

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
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tēla tēlae
Genitive tēlae tēlārum
Dative tēlae tēlīs
Accusative tēlam tēlās
Ablative tēlā tēlīs
Vocative tēla tēlae
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Aromanian: tearã
  • Asturian: tela
  • Catalan: tela
  • Dalmatian: tial
  • English: tela
  • Friulian: tele
  • Galician: tea
  • Italian: tela

Noun[edit]

tēlā f

  1. ablative singular of tēla

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tēla n

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of tēlum

References[edit]

  • tela in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tela in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tela in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be exposed to the assaults of fate: fortunae telis propositum esse
    • (ambiguous) to discharge missiles: tela iacere, conicere, mittere
    • (ambiguous) to expose oneself to missiles: se obicere telis
    • (ambiguous) to discharge showers of missiles: tela ingerere, conicere
  • tela in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tela in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • tela in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tela

  1. well, rightly
  2. completely, thoroughly, certainly
  3. happily, prosperously, pleasantly
  4. very

Interjection[edit]

tela

  1. well! good!

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tela n

  1. oil

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tēla (web; loom). Doublet 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)
    Synonyms: pintura, quadro
  3. screen (viewing area of a movie, slide presentation, etc.)
  4. (Brazil) screen (viewing area of electronic output devices)
    Synonym: ecrã (Portugal)
  5. (by extension, Brazil) cinema
  6. (biology) a very thin tissue

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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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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tela

  1. genitive singular of telo

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish tela, from Latin tēla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtela/, [ˈt̪ela]
  • Hyphenation: te‧la

Noun[edit]

tela f (plural telas)

  1. (fabric) cloth, fabric (woven material made of fibers)
    Synonym: género
  2. (colloquial) difficult task (difficult or tedious undertaking, especially as part of one's duties)
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):
  3. (colloquial) cash, dosh (money)
    Synonym: pasta

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Adverb[edit]

tela

  1. (Spain, colloquial) loads; lots; a shedload; extremely
    Es un chico tela de gracioso.
    He's a really funny fella.

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Further reading[edit]


Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish tela.

Noun[edit]

tela

  1. (clarification of this definition is needed) roller

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tela
nominative sing. tela
genitive sing. telan
partitive sing. telad
partitive plur. teloid
singular plural
nominative tela telad
accusative telan telad
genitive telan teloiden
partitive telad teloid
essive-instructive telan teloin
translative telaks teloikš
inessive telas teloiš
elative telaspäi teloišpäi
illative ? teloihe
adessive telal teloil
ablative telalpäi teloilpäi
allative telale teloile
abessive telata teloita
comitative telanke teloidenke
prolative teladme teloidme
approximative I telanno teloidenno
approximative II telannoks teloidennoks
egressive telannopäi teloidennopäi
terminative I ? teloihesai
terminative II telalesai teloilesai
terminative III telassai
additive I ? teloihepäi
additive II telalepäi teloilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “каток”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika