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[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.
  2. Anglicized spelling of ʻulu (Hawaiian for breadfruit)
    • "'Ulu' in Hawaiian, breadfruit is a starchy canoe plant that once grew in larger numbers on Kauai."- New NTBG book guides gardeners on how to work with ulu, The Garden Island Newspaper (June 29, 2018)

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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

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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.

Noun[edit]

ūlù m (possessed form ūlùn)

  1. wool
  2. wool thread

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulu

  1. growth
  2. grove
  3. flock

Verb[edit]

ulu

  1. (intransitive) to grow

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *huru (compare Maori uru), from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *surup (compare Javanese surup).

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)

Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulu (Lontara spelling ᨕᨘᨒᨘ)

  1. head

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]

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)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common Turkic *ulug.

Adjective[edit]

ulu (comparative daha ulu, superlative en ulu)

  1. supreme, great, holy