See also: ulla, úlla, and Úlla

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish Ulla. Diminutive form of Ulrikke.

Proper nounEdit

Ulla

  1. a female given name

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 25 468 females with the given name Ulla have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish Ulla.

Proper nounEdit

Ulla

  1. a female given name

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ulla f

  1. a female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Ulla: Ulluson
  • daughter of Ulla: Ulludóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Ulla
Accusative Ullu
Dative Ullu
Genitive Ullu

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish Ulla, from Ulrika.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ulla

  1. a female given name
    • 1870 Aleksis Kivi, Seitsemän veljestä (Seven Brothers): Chapter 14 (Translation 1991 by Richard A. Impola):
      VAIMO. Etkö tunne enään minua? Olenhan minä Ulla, sinun vaimos.
      WIFE: Don't you know me any more? I'm Ulla, your wife.
    • 1922 Anni Swan, Pikkupappilassa, WSOY (1966), pages 138-139:
      Siinä seisoo Ulrik Schöring itse ilmi elävänä ratsastuspiiska kädessä ja katselee häntä viattomana kuin kapalovauva. Ulla kohosi istumaan ja loi petturiin niin musertavan katseen kuin ikinä saattoi.
      Ulla, sinä et tervehtinyt serkkuasi, sanoo rikollinen ja kohtaa röyhkeästi tytön leimuavan katseen.
      Ei vastausta.
      —Mehän olemme kaimoja.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Ulla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Ulla Ullat
genitive Ullan Ullien
partitive Ullaa Ullia
illative Ullaan Ulliin
singular plural
nominative Ulla Ullat
accusative nom. Ulla Ullat
gen. Ullan
genitive Ullan Ullien
Ullainrare
partitive Ullaa Ullia
inessive Ullassa Ullissa
elative Ullasta Ullista
illative Ullaan Ulliin
adessive Ullalla Ullilla
ablative Ullalta Ullilta
allative Ullalle Ullille
essive Ullana Ullina
translative Ullaksi Ulliksi
instructive Ullin
abessive Ullatta Ullitta
comitative Ullineen
Possessive forms of Ulla (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person Ullani Ullamme
2nd person Ullasi Ullanne
3rd person Ullansa

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested as Ulla in Classical Latin (Pomponius Mela) and as Ulia during the Middle Ages. From a substrate language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *u̥lHyeh₂, from the zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to turn, wind).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ulla m

  1. A river in Galicia, Spain.
    1. A village in Maceda parish, Palas de Rei, Lugo, Galicia.
    2. A village in Berres parish, A Estrada, Pontevedra, Galicia.
  2. a toponymical surname

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ulla” in Xavier Gómez Guinovart & Miguel Solla, Aquén. Vigo: Universidade de Vigo, 2007-2017.
  • Ulla” in Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo / Xulio Sousa Fernández (dirs.): Cartografía dos apelidos de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • Bascuas López, Edelmiro (1999). “Ulla, Veleia y otros derivados de la raíz indoeuropea wel- ‘hacer girar’”, in Veleia, 16, pp. 159-216.

LatinEdit

 
View of the river

Alternative formsEdit

  • Ulia

EtymologyEdit

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *u̥lH-yeh₂, from the zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to turn, wind).

Proper nounEdit

Ulla m sg (genitive Ullae); first declension

  1. A river of Gallaecia, Hispania Tarraconensis, still called this way

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ulla
Genitive Ullae
Dative Ullae
Accusative Ullam
Ablative Ullā
Vocative Ulla

ReferencesEdit

  • Bascuas López, Edelmiro (1999). “Ulla, Veleia y otros derivados de la raíz indoeuropea wel- ‘hacer girar’”, in Veleia, 16, pp. 159-216.
  • Ulla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Ulla”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Ulrika. First recorded in Sweden in 1771. Later also used as a pet form of Ursula and Hulda.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ulla c (genitive Ullas)

  1. a female given name

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 61 989 females with the given name Ulla living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.