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!
  2. cheers!

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, Portuguese 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)
  2. medication package insert (document that provides information about a drug and its use)

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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



SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-dùguda.

VerbEdit

bula

  1. to open
    Antonym: kwala

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
  3. (obsolete) bubble
    Synonym: burbuja

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely from Middle Low German būle. Compare Dutch buil, German Beule, English boil. Uncertain original form, but ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, inflate, swell up). Doublet of ballong, boll, bolster, bulle, bälg, and bölja.

NounEdit

bula c

  1. bulge, bump (small, round, hard, tender swelling, especially one caused by a strike or blow)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bula 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bula bulan bulor bulorna
Genitive bulas bulans bulors bulornas

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧la
  • IPA(key): /buˈlaʔ/, [bʊˈlaʔ]

NounEdit

bulâ

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

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from Malay bolak (prevarication) or Chinese [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈbulaʔ/, [ˈbulɐʔ]

NounEdit

bulà

  1. lie; falsehood; fib
    Synonyms: kabulaanan, kasinungalingan
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulah, from Proto-Austronesian *buləS (Shorea albus).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧la
  • IPA(key): /buˈla/, [bʊˈla]

NounEdit

bulá

  1. Philippine mahogany (Toona calantas)
    Synonym: kalantas

Etymology 4Edit

From Spanish bula (bull).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧la
  • IPA(key): /ˈbula/, [ˈbʊlɐ]

NounEdit

bula

  1. bull (document)

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bula

  1. a part, piece, component

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

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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YogadEdit

NounEdit

bulá

  1. boar