See also: ula, Ula, ULA, -uła, ülä-, ʻula, and -ulą

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ula. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *-ilaz, whence no longer productive English -le (as in dimple and nozzle), Dutch -el, German -el.

SuffixEdit

-ula

  1. Used to form taxonomic names, usually of genera; small-.

Derived termsEdit

  • See -ula at Wikispecies.

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *-dʰlom (instrumental suffix), when compounded as *-gdʰl-.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ula f (genitive -ulae); first declension

  1. Noun suffix denoting instrument.
    regō + ‎-ula → ‎rēgula
    tegō + ‎-ula → ‎tēgula
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -ula -ulae
Genitive -ulae -ulārum
Dative -ulae -ulīs
Accusative -ulam -ulās
Ablative -ulā -ulīs
Vocative -ula -ulae
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ula

  1. inflection of -ulus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

SuffixEdit

-ulā

  1. ablative feminine singular of -ulus

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

Compare Russian -у́ля (-úlja).

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ula
  • Syllabification: u‧la

SuffixEdit

-ula f

  1. Forms feminine nouns, usually endearing
    baba + ‎-ula → ‎babula

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • -ula in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • -ula in Polish dictionaries at PWN