ukulele

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See also: Ukulele, ukulélé, and ʻukulele

English

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A ukulele.

Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Hawaiian ʻukulele, from ʻuku (flea) + lele (jump, jumping).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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ukulele (plural ukuleles)

  1. A small four-stringed guitar.

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Czech: ukulele
  • German: Ukulele
  • Portuguese: uquelele, (unadapted form) ukelele; uculele, (unadapted form) ukulele

Translations

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Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English ukulele.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈukulɛlɛ]
  • Hyphenation: uku‧le‧le

Noun

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ukulele n or f

  1. (music) ukulele

Declension

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when feminine:

Indeclinable when neuter.

Further reading

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  • ukulele”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • ukulele”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989

Finnish

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Etymology

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Hawaiian ʻukulele

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈukulele/, [ˈukuˌle̞le̞]
  • Rhymes: -ele
  • Syllabification(key): u‧ku‧le‧le

Noun

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ukulele

  1. (music) ukulele

Declension

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Inflection of ukulele (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative ukulele ukulelet
genitive ukulelen ukulelejen
partitive ukulelea ukuleleja
illative ukuleleen ukuleleihin
singular plural
nominative ukulele ukulelet
accusative nom. ukulele ukulelet
gen. ukulelen
genitive ukulelen ukulelejen
ukulelein rare
partitive ukulelea ukuleleja
inessive ukulelessa ukuleleissa
elative ukulelesta ukuleleista
illative ukuleleen ukuleleihin
adessive ukulelella ukuleleilla
ablative ukulelelta ukuleleilta
allative ukulelelle ukuleleille
essive ukulelena ukuleleina
translative ukuleleksi ukuleleiksi
abessive ukuleletta ukuleleitta
instructive ukulelein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of ukulele (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative ukuleleni ukuleleni
accusative nom. ukuleleni ukuleleni
gen. ukuleleni
genitive ukuleleni ukulelejeni
ukuleleini rare
partitive ukuleleani ukulelejani
inessive ukulelessani ukuleleissani
elative ukulelestani ukuleleistani
illative ukuleleeni ukuleleihini
adessive ukulelellani ukuleleillani
ablative ukuleleltani ukuleleiltani
allative ukulelelleni ukuleleilleni
essive ukulelenani ukuleleinani
translative ukulelekseni ukuleleikseni
abessive ukulelettani ukuleleittani
instructive
comitative ukuleleineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative ukulelesi ukulelesi
accusative nom. ukulelesi ukulelesi
gen. ukulelesi
genitive ukulelesi ukulelejesi
ukuleleisi rare
partitive ukuleleasi ukulelejasi
inessive ukulelessasi ukuleleissasi
elative ukulelestasi ukuleleistasi
illative ukuleleesi ukuleleihisi
adessive ukulelellasi ukuleleillasi
ablative ukuleleltasi ukuleleiltasi
allative ukulelellesi ukuleleillesi
essive ukulelenasi ukuleleinasi
translative ukuleleksesi ukuleleiksesi
abessive ukulelettasi ukuleleittasi
instructive
comitative ukuleleinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative ukulelemme ukulelemme
accusative nom. ukulelemme ukulelemme
gen. ukulelemme
genitive ukulelemme ukulelejemme
ukuleleimme rare
partitive ukuleleamme ukulelejamme
inessive ukulelessamme ukuleleissamme
elative ukulelestamme ukuleleistamme
illative ukuleleemme ukuleleihimme
adessive ukulelellamme ukuleleillamme
ablative ukuleleltamme ukuleleiltamme
allative ukulelellemme ukuleleillemme
essive ukulelenamme ukuleleinamme
translative ukuleleksemme ukuleleiksemme
abessive ukulelettamme ukuleleittamme
instructive
comitative ukuleleinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative ukulelenne ukulelenne
accusative nom. ukulelenne ukulelenne
gen. ukulelenne
genitive ukulelenne ukulelejenne
ukuleleinne rare
partitive ukuleleanne ukulelejanne
inessive ukulelessanne ukuleleissanne
elative ukulelestanne ukuleleistanne
illative ukuleleenne ukuleleihinne
adessive ukulelellanne ukuleleillanne
ablative ukuleleltanne ukuleleiltanne
allative ukulelellenne ukuleleillenne
essive ukulelenanne ukuleleinanne
translative ukuleleksenne ukuleleiksenne
abessive ukulelettanne ukuleleittanne
instructive
comitative ukuleleinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative ukulelensa ukulelensa
accusative nom. ukulelensa ukulelensa
gen. ukulelensa
genitive ukulelensa ukulelejensa
ukuleleinsa rare
partitive ukuleleaan
ukuleleansa
ukulelejaan
ukulelejansa
inessive ukulelessaan
ukulelessansa
ukuleleissaan
ukuleleissansa
elative ukulelestaan
ukulelestansa
ukuleleistaan
ukuleleistansa
illative ukuleleensa ukuleleihinsa
adessive ukulelellaan
ukulelellansa
ukuleleillaan
ukuleleillansa
ablative ukuleleltaan
ukuleleltansa
ukuleleiltaan
ukuleleiltansa
allative ukulelelleen
ukulelellensa
ukuleleilleen
ukuleleillensa
essive ukulelenaan
ukulelenansa
ukuleleinaan
ukuleleinansa
translative ukulelekseen
ukuleleksensa
ukuleleikseen
ukuleleiksensa
abessive ukulelettaan
ukulelettansa
ukuleleittaan
ukuleleittansa
instructive
comitative ukuleleineen
ukuleleinensa

Derived terms

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compounds

Further reading

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Polish

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ukulele

Etymology

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Borrowed from Hawaiian ʻukulele.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /u.kuˈlɛ.lɛ/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛlɛ
  • Syllabification: u‧ku‧le‧le

Noun

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ukulele n (indeclinable)

  1. ukulele (small four-stringed guitar)

Further reading

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English ukulele.

Noun

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ukulele m (plural ukuleles)

  1. Alternative spelling of uculele

Swedish

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Etymology

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From Hawaiian ʻukulele.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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ukulele c

  1. (music) ukulele

Declension

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Declension of ukulele 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ukulele ukulelen ukuleler ukulelerna
Genitive ukuleles ukulelens ukulelers ukulelernas
Declension of ukulele 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ukulele ukulelen ukulelar ukulelarna
Genitive ukuleles ukulelens ukulelars ukulelarnas

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