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Kuna woman selling molas in Panama City.

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NounEdit

mola (plural molas)

  1. A traditional textile art form of the Kuna people of Panama and Colombia, consisting of cloth panels to be worn on clothing, featuring complex designs made with multiple layers of cloth in a reverse appliqué technique.
    • 1977, Rhoda L. Auld, Molas: What they are, How to make them, Ideas they suggest for creative appliqué‎, page 67
      The classic mola is pure applique and is distinguished by alternating bands of color.
  2. A sunfish, Mola mola.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mola.

NounEdit

mola f (plural moles)

  1. millstone
  2. grindstone
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin mōlēs.

NounEdit

mola f (plural moles)

  1. mass (something large)
  2. sunfish
    Synonyms: bot, peix lluna
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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmola/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mo‧la

AdjectiveEdit

mola (accusative singular molan, plural molaj, accusative plural molajn)

  1. soft

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From moli (fragment, piece) +‎ -a.

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VerbEdit

mola (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative molaði, supine molað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to shatter, to smash

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IdoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mola

  1. soft

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mola

  1. inflection of mol:
    1. present subjunctive analytic
    2. (obsolete) second-person singular present indicative

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mola mhola not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mola, from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush).

NounEdit

mola f (plural mole)

  1. millstone
  2. grindstone
  3. honing
  4. (historical, Rome) water mill; especially one of the mills once found adjacent Isola Tiberina.

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VerbEdit

mola

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

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KaraoEdit

NounEdit

mola

  1. plant

LatgalianEdit

NounEdit

mola f

  1. edge

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush). Cognate with Latin mollis, Ancient Greek μύλη (múlē), English meal. See also English maelstrom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mola f (genitive molae); first declension

  1. millstone
  2. (especially plural) mill
  3. ground meal

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mola molae
Genitive molae molārum
Dative molae molīs
Accusative molam molās
Ablative molā molīs
Vocative mola molae

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DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: moarã
  • Asturian: muela
  • Catalan: mola
  • Dutch: molen
  • English: mill
  • French: meule
  • Friulian: muele
  • Galician: moa

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Lower SorbianEdit

NounEdit

mola f

  1. Superseded spelling of móla.

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Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmola/

VerbEdit

mola

  1. inflection of mollat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mola m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of mól

NounEdit

mola m inan

  1. genitive singular of mol

PortugueseEdit

 
mola

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian molla (spring).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mola f (plural molas)

  1. spring (device made of flexible material)
  2. (Portugal) clothes peg (object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline)
    Synonyms: grampo de roupa, grampo

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Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

mola m

  1. genitive singular of mol

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

mola

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of molar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of molar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of molar.