See also: Bula, bulą, buła, bułą, and Buła

Brunei MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Malay bola.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bula/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧la

NounEdit

bula

  1. ball (spherical object for playing games)
  2. (colloquial) football (UK), soccer (US)

Derived termsEdit


BurushaskiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare bulbul.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bula (plural bulamuts)

  1. partridge

ReferencesEdit

Sadaf Munshi (2015) , “Word Lists”, in Burushaski Language Documentation Project[1]


CebuanoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish burbuja (bubble).

NounEdit

bula

  1. a bubble
  2. substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains; froth; foam
  3. the foam made by rapidly stirring soap and water; lather

VerbEdit

bula

  1. to bubble
  2. to lather; to cover with suds; to lather up
  3. to form or emit foam
  4. to spew saliva as foam, to foam at the mouth
  5. to create froth in (a liquid)

AdjectiveEdit

bula

  1. bubbly

Etymology 2Edit

The spongy texture being likened to foam.

NounEdit

bula

  1. the cotyledon of a coconut; a coconut apple; a coconut embryo

ChamorroEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bula

  1. plenty; a lot

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Tagalog bula (bubble).

NounEdit

bulâ

  1. bubble

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central Pacific *wola, from Proto-Oceanic *wola, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wada (to exist).

InterjectionEdit

bula!

  1. hello!

VerbEdit

bula

  1. to live
  2. to exist

NounEdit

bula

  1. life
  2. existence

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from a Celtic substrate language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷew- (excrement; dung) or Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow); compare bosta, bouta, busto.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bula f (plural bulas)

  1. (uncountable) dung, manure (of cattle)
    Synonym: bosta
  2. platter, an individual cow dung
    Synonym: bosta
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bulla (seal, sealed document; bull), from Latin bulla (bubble, rounded object). Doublet of bóla and bola.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bula f (plural bulas)

  1. bull (document)

ReferencesEdit

  • bulla” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • bula” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • bula” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • bula” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • bula” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

LadinoEdit

NounEdit

bula f (Latin spelling)

  1. lady, madam

SynonymsEdit


NyungaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bula

  1. abundant, plentiful
  2. many

ReferencesEdit

  • 1853, Rosendo Salvado, The Salvado Memoirs (1977 edition edited by E. J. Storman)
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PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish volar and Portuguese voar, pular and Kabuverdianu bua.

VerbEdit

bula

  1. to fly
  2. to jump

PortugueseEdit

 
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bula

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bulla (seal, sealed document; bull), from Latin bulla (bubble, rounded object). Doublet of bola and bolha.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bula f (plural bulas)

  1. bull (document)

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

bula f (plural bulas)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) butterfly, moth

SynonymsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish بولا(bola, bula, wife of one’s paternal uncle; lady, miss).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bûla/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧la

NounEdit

bȕla f (Cyrillic spelling бу̏ла)

  1. (colloquil) a Muslim women in harem pants or covered with a headscarf
  2. (colloquil) a married woman
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin bulla (bubble).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǔla/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧la

NounEdit

bùla f (Cyrillic spelling бу̀ла)

  1. (medicine) bull (blister, vesicle, or other thin-walled cavity or lesion)
  2. (anatomy) an empty space
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From bȕla (the first etymology).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǔːla/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧la

NounEdit

búla f (Cyrillic spelling бу́ла)

  1. (Islam) Islamic religion teacher
  2. (Islam) Islamic clerk or official
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bulla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bûla/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧la

NounEdit

bȕla f (Cyrillic spelling бу̏ла)

  1. bull (seal affixed to a document)
  2. (by metonymy) charter with such bull
  3. a box in which a seal is stored
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bula” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • bula” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • bula” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • bula” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bulla (seal, sealed document; bull), from Latin bulla (bubble, rounded object). Doublet of bola and bolla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bula f (plural bulas)

  1. bull (document)
  2. strength

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish bula (bubble). The Spanish word burbuja has since displaced bula (bubble), but the old meaning remained in Tagalog.

NounEdit

bulâ

  1. foam; bubble; suds
  2. foaming saliva caused by disease or great excitement

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

bulà

  1. lie; falsehood; fib

SynonymsEdit


XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

-bula?

  1. (transitive) to confess
    Synonym: -xela

InflectionEdit

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