ulu

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See also: Ulu, ʻulu, 'ulu, ulu-, úlu, and úlů

English[edit]

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A West Greenlandic ulu.
An Alaskan ulu.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Inuktitut ᐅᓗ (ulu, woman's knife).

Noun[edit]

ulu (plural ulus or uluit)

  1. An all-purpose knife traditionally used by Yup'ik, Inuit, and Aleut women.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Hawaiian ʻulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. (Hawaii) breadfruit

Etymology 3[edit]

From Malay ulu.

Adjective[edit]

ulu (comparative more ulu, superlative most ulu)

  1. (Singapore) remote; deserted
    • 2007, Neil Humphreys, Complete Notes from Singapore: The Omnibus Edition (page 157)
      Sembawang Park is considered to be one of the country's most ulu spots because of its comparative isolation, and it was almost empty.

Anagrams[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common Turkic *ulug.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [uˈɫu]
  • Hyphenation: u‧lu

Adjective[edit]

ulu

  1. great (magnificent)
  2. great (degree of kinship)
  3. ancient
    Synonym: qədim
  4. (linguistics, genetics) proto-
    ulu dilproto-language

Further reading[edit]

  • ulu” in Obastan.com.

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulu inan

  1. bay

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pre-Chamorro *ʔulu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

Chinook Jargon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lower Chinook ulu, a noun meaning hunger in the Lower Chinook language.

Adjective[edit]

ulu

  1. hungry

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *qulu, from Proto-Oceanic *qulu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English wool.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔúː.lù/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔúː.lɪ̀]

Noun[edit]

ūlù m (possessed form ūlùn)

  1. wool
  2. wool thread

Synonyms[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. growth
  2. grove
  3. flock
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulu

  1. (intransitive) to grow

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *surup (enter, penetrate).

Verb[edit]

ulu

  1. (intransitive) to inspire; to be possessed by a god

Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ulu

  1. someone

Inuktitut[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. Latin spelling of ᐅᓗ (ulu)

Limos Kalinga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

Maguindanao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. head

Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-South Sulawesi *ulu, From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulu (Lontara spelling ᨕᨘᨒᨘ)

  1. (anatomy) head

Malay[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ulu

  1. Dated spelling of hulu (upriver; head).

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ulu

Matigsalug Manobo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.lu/
  • Rhymes: -ulu
  • Syllabification: u‧lu

Noun[edit]

ulu m

  1. locative/vocative singular of ul

Pukapukan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Oceanic *qulu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

Further reading[edit]


Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ulu

  1. (stative) to be slack (of rope, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of ulu
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toulu foulu miulu
2nd noulu niulu
3rd Masculine oulu iulu, youlu
Feminine moulu
Neuter iulu
- archaic

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اولو(ulu, great, big, large), from Common Turkic *ulug.

Adjective[edit]

ulu

  1. supreme, great, holy

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ù- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to beat). Literally, that which is beaten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ùlù

  1. (Ekiti, Ijesha) Alternative form of ìlù (drum, percussion)

Etymology 2[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Yoruba ìlú

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ùlú

  1. (Ekiti, Ijebu, Ijesha, Ikalẹ, Ondo, Ọwọ) city, town, country
    Ọba òun ùjòyè wà núlùú.The monarch and the chiefs are in the city.
    (Ìjẹ̀bú)
Derived terms[edit]