vela

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See also: Vela, veļa, vēla, vêla, velá, veļā, and vēlā

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vela

  1. plural of velum

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural veles)

  1. watch (supervision)
  2. sleeplessness
  3. sail (a piece of fabric attached to a boat)
  4. sailing (sport)
  5. candle (a light source)

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural veles)

  1. sail (on a boat)
  2. sailing (sport)

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vēla, plural of vēlum.

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural velas)

  1. a sail
  2. sailing

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vigilia.

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural velas)

  1. watch, vigil

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vēla, plural of vēlum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: vé‧la

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural vele)

  1. (nautical) sail
  2. (nautical, sports) sailing

Verb[edit]

vela

  1. inflection of velare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural veles)

  1. election

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vela f (genitive velae); first declension

  1. Gallic Synonym of īriō
    • AD 77–79, C. Plinius Secundus (aut.), K.F.T. Mayhoff (ed.), Naturalis Historia (1906), bk XXII, ch. lxxv:
      irionem inter fruges sesamae similem esse diximus et a graecis erysimon vocari, galli velam appellant.
      When treating of the cereals, we have already stated that the irio, which strongly resembles sesame, is also called “erysimon” by the Greeks: the Gauls give it the name of “vela.” ― translation from: J. Bostock and H.T. Riley, The Natural History (1855), bk XXII, ch. lxxv
Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vela velae
genitive velae velārum
dative velae velīs
accusative velam velās
ablative velā velīs
vocative vela velae
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • vela in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vela”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • vela” on page 1,651/2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to put to sea: vela in altum dare (Liv. 25. 27)
    • (ambiguous) to set the sails: vela facere, pandere
    • (ambiguous) to set the sails: vela dare
    • (ambiguous) to furl the sails: vela contrahere (also metaph.)
    • (ambiguous) sails and rigging: vela armamentaque
  • uela” on page 2,022/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

Etymology 2[edit]

Regularly declined forms of vēlum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vēla n

  1. inflection of vēlum:
    1. nominative plural
    2. accusative plural
    3. vocative plural

Etymology 3[edit]

A regularly conjugated form of vēlō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vēlā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of vēlō

Portuguese[edit]

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vela (1)
vela (2)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from velar.

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural velas)

  1. candle
    Eu acendi uma vela para iluminar a sala.
    I lit a candle to illuminate the room.
  2. Clipping of vela de ignição.

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Portuguese vela, an early borrowing from Latin vēla, plural of vēlum (sail of a ship), from Proto-Indo-European *weg (to weave a web). Displaced Old Portuguese vea.

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural velas)

  1. (nautical) sail
    A embarcação tem dois mastros com velas quadradas.
    The ship has two masts with square sails.
  2. (nautical, sports) sailing
    Vela é um desporto olímpico.
    Sailing is an Olympic sport.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

vela

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of velar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of velar

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbela/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

From velar, or from vigilia.

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural velas)

  1. candle
  2. wakefulness, sleeplessness
    una noche en vela
    a sleepless night
  3. vigil, watch
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vela

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of velar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of velar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of velar.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vēla, plural of velum

Noun[edit]

vela f (plural velas)

  1. (nautical) sail
  2. (nautical) sailing

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From ver

Verb[edit]

vela

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ver. in pronominal form for singular feminine noun or person:
    Vela = see (or watch) her (for a female); see (or watch) it (for a feminine noun).

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

vela (present velar, preterite velade, supine velat, imperative vela)

  1. to be undecided, to hesitate, to do nothing because one hasn't decided on which action to take

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The supine is the same as for vilja (to want, to will), which is the opposite of being undecided. Puns are made of this.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-vela?

  1. to appear, to come into view
  2. to happen, to occur
  3. to come, to originate [+locative = from]

Inflection[edit]

Tone L
Infinitive ukuvela
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukuvela ukungaveli
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular vela vele
Plural velani veleni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyavela, ngivela engiyavela, engivela ngivela angiveli engingaveli ngingaveli
2nd singular uyavela, uvela oyavela, ovela uvela awuveli ongaveli ungaveli
1st plural siyavela, sivela esiyavela, esivela sivela asiveli esingaveli singaveli
2nd plural niyavela, nivela eniyavela, enivela nivela aniveli eningaveli ningaveli
Class 1 uyavela, uvela oyavela, ovela evela akaveli ongaveli engaveli
Class 2 bayavela, bavela abayavela, abavela bevela abaveli abangaveli bengaveli
Class 3 uyavela, uvela oyavela, ovela uvela awuveli ongaveli ungaveli
Class 4 iyavela, ivela eyavela, evela ivela ayiveli engaveli ingaveli
Class 5 liyavela, livela eliyavela, elivela livela aliveli elingaveli lingaveli
Class 6 ayavela, avela ayavela, avela evela awaveli angaveli engaveli
Class 7 siyavela, sivela esiyavela, esivela sivela asiveli esingaveli singaveli
Class 8 ziyavela, zivela eziyavela, ezivela zivela aziveli ezingaveli zingaveli
Class 9 iyavela, ivela eyavela, evela ivela ayiveli engaveli ingaveli
Class 10 ziyavela, zivela eziyavela, ezivela zivela aziveli ezingaveli zingaveli
Class 11 luyavela, luvela oluyavela, oluvela luvela aluveli olungaveli lungaveli
Class 14 buyavela, buvela obuyavela, obuvela buvela abuveli obungaveli bungaveli
Class 15 kuyavela, kuvela okuyavela, okuvela kuvela akuveli okungaveli kungaveli
Class 17 kuyavela, kuvela okuyavela, okuvela kuvela akuveli okungaveli kungaveli
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngivelile, ngivelē engivelile, engivelē ngivelile, ngivelē angivelanga engingavelanga ngingavelanga
2nd singular uvelile, uvelē ovelile, ovelē uvelile, uvelē awuvelanga ongavelanga ungavelanga
1st plural sivelile, sivelē esivelile, esivelē sivelile, sivelē asivelanga esingavelanga singavelanga
2nd plural nivelile, nivelē enivelile, enivelē nivelile, nivelē anivelanga eningavelanga ningavelanga
Class 1 uvelile, uvelē ovelile, ovelē evelile, evelē akavelanga ongavelanga engavelanga
Class 2 bavelile, bavelē abavelile, abavelē bevelile, bevelē abavelanga abangavelanga bengavelanga
Class 3 uvelile, uvelē ovelile, ovelē uvelile, uvelē awuvelanga ongavelanga ungavelanga
Class 4 ivelile, ivelē evelile, evelē ivelile, ivelē ayivelanga engavelanga ingavelanga
Class 5 livelile, livelē elivelile, elivelē livelile, livelē alivelanga elingavelanga lingavelanga
Class 6 avelile, avelē avelile, avelē evelile, evelē awavelanga angavelanga engavelanga
Class 7 sivelile, sivelē esivelile, esivelē sivelile, sivelē asivelanga esingavelanga singavelanga
Class 8 zivelile, zivelē ezivelile, ezivelē zivelile, zivelē azivelanga ezingavelanga zingavelanga
Class 9 ivelile, ivelē evelile, evelē ivelile, ivelē ayivelanga engavelanga ingavelanga
Class 10 zivelile, zivelē ezivelile, ezivelē zivelile, zivelē azivelanga ezingavelanga zingavelanga
Class 11 luvelile, luvelē oluvelile, oluvelē luvelile, luvelē aluvelanga olungavelanga lungavelanga
Class 14 buvelile, buvelē obuvelile, obuvelē buvelile, buvelē abuvelanga obungavelanga bungavelanga
Class 15 kuvelile, kuvelē okuvelile, okuvelē kuvelile, kuvelē akuvelanga okungavelanga kungavelanga
Class 17 kuvelile, kuvelē okuvelile, okuvelē kuvelile, kuvelē akuvelanga okungavelanga kungavelanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāvela engāvela ngāvela angivelanga engingavelanga ngingavelanga
2nd singular wāvela owāvela wāvela awuvelanga ongavelanga ungavelanga
1st plural sāvela esāvela sāvela asivelanga esingavelanga singavelanga
2nd plural nāvela enāvela nāvela anivelanga eningavelanga ningavelanga
Class 1 wāvela owāvela āvela akavelanga ongavelanga engavelanga
Class 2 bāvela abāvela bāvela abavelanga abangavelanga bengavelanga
Class 3 wāvela owāvela wāvela awuvelanga ongavelanga ungavelanga
Class 4 yāvela eyāvela yāvela ayivelanga engavelanga ingavelanga
Class 5 lāvela elāvela lāvela alivelanga elingavelanga lingavelanga
Class 6 āvela āvela āvela awavelanga angavelanga engavelanga
Class 7 sāvela esāvela sāvela asivelanga esingavelanga singavelanga
Class 8 zāvela ezāvela zāvela azivelanga ezingavelanga zingavelanga
Class 9 yāvela eyāvela yāvela ayivelanga engavelanga ingavelanga
Class 10 zāvela ezāvela zāvela azivelanga ezingavelanga zingavelanga
Class 11 lwāvela olwāvela lwāvela aluvelanga olungavelanga lungavelanga
Class 14 bāvela obāvela bāvela abuvelanga obungavelanga bungavelanga
Class 15 kwāvela okwāvela kwāvela akuvelanga okungavelanga kungavelanga
Class 17 kwāvela okwāvela kwāvela akuvelanga okungavelanga kungavelanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingavela ngingavela ngingevele ngingevele
2nd singular ungavela ungavela ungevele ungevele
1st plural singavela singavela singevele singevele
2nd plural ningavela ningavela ningevele ningevele
Class 1 angavela engavela angevele engevele
Class 2 bangavela bengavela bangevele bengevele
Class 3 ungavela ungavela ungevele ungevele
Class 4 ingavela ingavela ingevele ingevele
Class 5 lingavela lingavela lingevele lingevele
Class 6 angavela engavela angevele engevele
Class 7 singavela singavela singevele singevele
Class 8 zingavela zingavela zingevele zingevele
Class 9 ingavela ingavela ingevele ingevele
Class 10 zingavela zingavela zingevele zingevele
Class 11 lungavela lungavela lungevele lungevele
Class 14 bungavela bungavela bungevele bungevele
Class 15 kungavela kungavela kungevele kungevele
Class 17 kungavela kungavela kungevele kungevele
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizovela engizovela ngizovela angizuvela ngingezuvela
2nd singular uzovela ozovela uzovela awuzuvela ungezuvela
1st plural sizovela esizovela sizovela asizuvela singezuvela
2nd plural nizovela enizovela nizovela anizuvela ningezuvela
Class 1 uzovela ozovela ezovela akazuvela engezuvela
Class 2 bazovela abazovela bezovela abazuvela bengezuvela
Class 3 uzovela ozovela uzovela awuzuvela ungezuvela
Class 4 izovela ezovela izovela ayizuvela ingezuvela
Class 5 lizovela elizovela lizovela alizuvela lingezuvela
Class 6 azovela azovela ezovela awazuvela engezuvela
Class 7 sizovela esizovela sizovela asizuvela singezuvela
Class 8 zizovela ezizovela zizovela azizuvela zingezuvela
Class 9 izovela ezovela izovela ayizuvela ingezuvela
Class 10 zizovela ezizovela zizovela azizuvela zingezuvela
Class 11 luzovela oluzovela luzovela aluzuvela lungezuvela
Class 14 buzovela obuzovela buzovela abuzuvela bungezuvela
Class 15 kuzovela okuzovela kuzovela akuzuvela kungezuvela
Class 17 kuzovela okuzovela kuzovela akuzuvela kungezuvela
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyovela engiyovela ngiyovela angiyuvela ngingeyuvela
2nd singular uyovela oyovela uyovela awuyuvela ungeyuvela
1st plural siyovela esiyovela siyovela asiyuvela singeyuvela
2nd plural niyovela eniyovela niyovela aniyuvela ningeyuvela
Class 1 uyovela oyovela eyovela akayuvela engeyuvela
Class 2 bayovela abayovela beyovela abayuvela bengeyuvela
Class 3 uyovela oyovela uyovela awuyuvela ungeyuvela
Class 4 iyovela eyovela iyovela ayiyuvela ingeyuvela
Class 5 liyovela eliyovela liyovela aliyuvela lingeyuvela
Class 6 ayovela ayovela eyovela awayuvela engeyuvela
Class 7 siyovela esiyovela siyovela asiyuvela singeyuvela
Class 8 ziyovela eziyovela ziyovela aziyuvela zingeyuvela
Class 9 iyovela eyovela iyovela ayiyuvela ingeyuvela
Class 10 ziyovela eziyovela ziyovela aziyuvela zingeyuvela
Class 11 luyovela oluyovela luyovela aluyuvela lungeyuvela
Class 14 buyovela obuyovela buyovela abuyuvela bungeyuvela
Class 15 kuyovela okuyovela kuyovela akuyuvela kungeyuvela
Class 17 kuyovela okuyovela kuyovela akuyuvela kungeyuvela
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngivele ngingaveli
2nd singular uvele ungaveli
1st plural sivele singaveli
2nd plural nivele ningaveli
Class 1 avele angaveli
Class 2 bavele bangaveli
Class 3 uvele ungaveli
Class 4 ivele ingaveli
Class 5 livele lingaveli
Class 6 avele angaveli
Class 7 sivele singaveli
Class 8 zivele zingaveli
Class 9 ivele ingaveli
Class 10 zivele zingaveli
Class 11 luvele lungaveli
Class 14 buvele bungaveli
Class 15 kuvele kungaveli
Class 17 kuvele kungaveli
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngavela angivela
2nd singular wavela awuvela
1st plural savela asivela
2nd plural navela anivela
Class 1 wavela akavela
Class 2 bavela abavela
Class 3 wavela awuvela
Class 4 yavela ayivela
Class 5 lavela alivela
Class 6 avela awavela
Class 7 savela asivela
Class 8 zavela azivela
Class 9 yavela ayivela
Class 10 zavela azivela
Class 11 lwavela aluvela
Class 14 bavela abuvela
Class 15 kwavela akuvela
Class 17 kwavela akuvela

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