EstonianEdit

NounEdit

kolla

  1. genitive singular of kold

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kolla

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kolla f (genitive singular kollu, nominative plural kollur)

  1. polled ewe
  2. female eider
  3. mug, tankard (especially for beer)
  4. wig
  5. brimless hat

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • kollur (crown of the head)

NounEdit

kolla

  1. inflection of kollur:
    1. indefinite accusative plural
    2. indefinite genitive plural

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

kolla (present tense kollar, past tense kolla, past participle kolla, passive infinitive kollast, present participle kollande, imperative koll)

  1. alternative spelling of kolle

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

kolla f (definite singular kolla, indefinite plural koller or kollor, definite plural kollene or kollone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by kolle
  2. definite singular of kolle

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a form related to Proto-Germanic *kelþaz (infant, fetus, child in womb)[1]

NounEdit

kolla f (genitive kollu, plural kollur)

  1. hind, cow
  2. woman

Usage notesEdit

  • In the sense of a woman, it is only found in compounds.

ReferencesEdit

  • kolla in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 356-364

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened from kontrollera.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kolla (present kollar, preterite kollade, supine kollat, imperative kolla)

  1. (colloquial) to check (to inspect, examine)
  2. (colloquial) to look
    Kolla in hyllan på bruden där borta.
    Check out the rack on the chick over there.

ConjugationEdit

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