See also: bòlla

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

bolla

  1. (slang) head

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of bolla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative bolla bollat
genitive bollan bollien
partitive bollaa bollia
illative bollaan bolliin
singular plural
nominative bolla bollat
accusative nom. bolla bollat
gen. bollan
genitive bollan bollien
bollainrare
partitive bollaa bollia
inessive bollassa bollissa
elative bollasta bollista
illative bollaan bolliin
adessive bollalla bollilla
ablative bollalta bollilta
allative bollalle bollille
essive bollana bollina
translative bollaksi bolliksi
instructive bollin
abessive bollatta bollitta
comitative bollineen
Possessive forms of bolla (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person bollani bollamme
2nd person bollasi bollanne
3rd person bollansa

IcelandicEdit

 
Bollur.
 
Bolla.

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔlːa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔlːa

NounEdit

bolla f (genitive singular bollu, nominative plural bollur)

  1. bun, roll (round bread)
  2. (specifically) a bun of the type eaten on bolludagur, with cream and jam in between halves, and sometimes with chocolate on top
  3. a ball made from minced meat, fish, etc.; meatball, fishball
  4. punch (mixed alcoholic drink with fruit juice)
  5. (slang, derogatory) a fat person; fatso, tubby
DeclensionEdit

InterjectionEdit

bolla!

  1. an exclamation that children shout on bolludagur while spanking their parents to demand buns

VerbEdit

bolla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative bollaði, supine bollað)

  1. on bolludagur (Shrove Monday), to spank someone (shouting bolla! bolla! bolla! for every hit), to get a bun (bolla) for each hit (usually done by children to their parents, using specially made decorated paddles)
ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See bolli.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bolla

  1. indefinite accusative singular of bolli
  2. indefinite dative singular of bolli
  3. indefinite genitive singular of bolli
  4. indefinite accusative plural of bolli
  5. indefinite genitive plural of bolli

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

bolla m (genitive singular bolla, nominative plural bollaí)

  1. (sports) bowl

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • bollán m (large round stone, boulder)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bolla bholla mbolla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bulla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bolla f (plural bolle)

  1. bubble; blister
  2. bull (e.g. Papal); seal
  3. bill; note (paper money)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bolla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of bollare
  2. second-person singular imperative of bollare

VerbEdit

bolla

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of bollire
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of bollire
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of bollire
  4. third-person singular present imperative of bollire

AnagramsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bullô. Cognate with Middle Dutch bolle (Dutch bol), Old Norse bolli, Old High German bolla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbol.lɑ/, [ˈboɫ.ɫɑ]

NounEdit

bolla m (nominative plural bollan)

  1. bowl

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: bolle