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See also: Bulla, buļļa, and ɓulla

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin bulla (bubble).

NounEdit

bulla (plural bullae)

  1. (medicine) A blister, vesicle, or other thin-walled cavity or lesion.
  2. (archaeology) A clay envelope or hollow ball, typically with seal impressions or writing on its outside indicating its contents.
  3. (historical) In ancient Rome, a kind of amulet or boss.
  4. Later, a handwritten document from the papal chancellery.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

bulla (countable and uncountable, plural bullas)

  1. A rich Jamaican cake made with molasses and spiced with ginger and nutmeg.

Further readingEdit


DarkinjungEdit

NumeralEdit

bulla

  1. two

FinnishEdit

(index b)

 bulla on Finnish Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin bulla.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bul‧la

NounEdit

bulla

  1. bull (papal bull)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of bulla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative bulla bullat
genitive bullan bullien
partitive bullaa bullia
illative bullaan bulliin
singular plural
nominative bulla bullat
accusative nom. bulla bullat
gen. bullan
genitive bullan bullien
bullainrare
partitive bullaa bullia
inessive bullassa bullissa
elative bullasta bullista
illative bullaan bulliin
adessive bullalla bullilla
ablative bullalta bullilta
allative bullalle bullille
essive bullana bullina
translative bullaksi bulliksi
instructive bullin
abessive bullatta bullitta
comitative bullineen

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

bulla

  1. third-person singular past historic of buller

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bulla f (genitive singular bullu, nominative plural bullur)

  1. a piston syn.
  2. a bully syn.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bulla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative bullaði, supine bullað)

  1. (intransitive) to talk nonsense syn.
  2. (intransitive) to boil, to bubble up syn.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

bulla m (genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. (nautical) buoy
  2. (medicine) bulla
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish bulla, borrowed from Latin bulla.

NounEdit

bulla m (genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. (Christianity) bull

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

bulla m (genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. (finance) bull

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

bulla m (genitive singular bulla, nominative plural bullaí)

  1. Alternative form of bolla (bowl)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bulla bhulla mbulla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "bulla" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 bulla” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “bulla” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “bulla” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gaulish [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *beu (swelling), same source as Middle Dutch puyl (bag) and Lithuanian bule (buttocks).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bulla f (genitive bullae); first declension

  1. a bubble
  2. a swollen or bubble-shaped object, particularly:
    1. a knob, boss, or stud, as on doors, shields, etc.
    2. (historical) a bulla: a protective (usually golden) amulet worn by upper-class Roman children
    3. (Medieval Latin, historical) a round metallic seal certifying official medieval documents, particularly the golden imperial seal and the leaden papal one.
  3. (Medieval Latin) a papal bull or other official document sealed with a bulla

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative bulla bullae
genitive bullae bullārum
dative bullae bullīs
accusative bullam bullās
ablative bullā bullīs
vocative bulla bullae

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bulla in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bulla in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bulla in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • bulla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • bulla in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bulla in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Skeat, An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbul.la/
  • (file)

NounEdit

bulla f

  1. bull, papal bull; a document from the papal chancellery

Usage notesEdit

Usually found in the noun phrase bulla papieska.

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bullir, from Latin bullīre, present active infinitive of bulliō (I bubble, boil), from bulla (bubble).

NounEdit

bulla f (plural bullas)

  1. rowdiness, racket, ruckus

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

bulla

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of bullir.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of bullir.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of bullir.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of bullir.