See also: mulá, mūla, mulą, and muła

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mula (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of moola

AnagramsEdit


A-PucikwarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Great Andamanese *mulə

NounEdit

mula

  1. egg

ReferencesEdit


Ayutla MixtecEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish mula.

NounEdit

mula

  1. mule

ReferencesEdit

  • Hills O., Roberto, et al. (2004) Diccionario lulu ña̱ sanyaꞌá xiinꞌ nya̱nya̱ = Pequeño diccionario ilustrado en el mixteco de Ayutla, Gro.[1] (in Ayutla Mixtec and Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 7

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mula f (plural mules)

  1. feminine equivalent of mul

Derived termsEdit


CorsicanEdit

 
Una mula (1)
 
Una mula (2)

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mula, feminine of mulus.

NounEdit

mula f (masculine mulu, plural mule)

  1. she-mule

Etymology 2Edit

From its scientific name Mola mola.

NounEdit

mula f (plural mule)

  1. sunfish, ocean sunfish (Mola mola)

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mula f

  1. mule (hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse)
    Synonym: mul

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


DharugEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

mula

  1. man
    • 1793, Watkin Tench, A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson
      One of our party lifted with ease two of them from the ground, in spite of their efforts to prevent him, whereas in return, no one of them could move him. They called him ‘murree mulla’ (a large strong man).

ReferencesEdit

  • Troy, Jakelin (1994). “The Sydney Language”, Macquarie Aboriginal Words. Sydney: Macquarie Library, 66.

Dupaningan AgtaEdit

NounEdit

mula

  1. crop; something to be planted

GamilaraayEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mula

  1. soft

ReferencesEdit

  • (2006). “Gaay Garay Dhadhin, Gamilaraay and Yuwalaraay Picture Dictionary”

HausaEdit

VerbEdit

mùla (form 3)

  1. (obsolete) to disappear, be gone

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मूल (mūla).

NounEdit

mula (plural, first-person possessive mulaku, second-person possessive mulamu, third-person possessive mulanya)

  1. origin

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

mula f (plural mule, masculine mulo)

  1. she-mule

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine of mūlus

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mūla f (genitive mūlae); first declension

  1. female mule, she-mule

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (dative/ablative plural in -īs or -ābus).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mūla mūlae
Genitive mūlae mūlārum
Dative mūlae mūlīs
mūlābus
Accusative mūlam mūlās
Ablative mūlā mūlīs
mūlābus
Vocative mūla mūlae

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mula f (masculine equivalent mul)

  1. female mule

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

mula

  1. inflection of mul:
    1. genitive/accusative singular
    2. nominative dual

Further readingEdit

  • mula in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • mula in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मूल (mūla).

NounEdit

mula (plural mula-mula, informal 1st possessive mulaku, impolite 2nd possessive mulamu, 3rd possessive mulanya)

  1. the beginning, the start
    dari mula lagi
    since the beginning

VerbEdit

bermula

  1. (intransitive) to begin, start
    Segalanya bermula di sini.
    Everything begins here.

VerbEdit

memulakan

  1. (transitive) to begin, to start, to commence
    Mulakan enjin sekarang.
    Start your engines now.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mula f

  1. (Buddhism) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

mula m

  1. genitive/accusative singular of mul

AdjectiveEdit

mula

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of muli

Further readingEdit

  • mula in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mūla. Displaced Old Portuguese mua.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mula f (plural mulas)

  1. feminine equivalent of mulo
  2. (figurative, derogatory) a stupid person (regardless of sex)

SynonymsEdit

  • (stupid person): See here

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mūla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mûla/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧la

NounEdit

mȕla f (Cyrillic spelling му̏ла)

  1. mule (offspring of male donkey and female horse)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mula” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

múla f

  1. mule (offspring of male donkey and female horse)

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. múla
gen. sing. múle
singular dual plural
nominative múla múli múle
accusative múlo múli múle
genitive múle múl múl
dative múli múlama múlam
locative múli múlah múlah
instrumental múlo múlama múlami

Further readingEdit

  • mula”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mūla, feminine of mūlus (mule).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmula/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ula

NounEdit

mula f (plural mulas)

  1. (equid) mule
  2. trash
  3. (Latin America) traitor
  4. (Mexico) a smart, somewhat abusive person

HypernymsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Ayutla Mixtec: mula
  • Taos: mùlo’óna

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

 
Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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mula (1)
 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish mule, via German, from Latin mulus.

NounEdit

mula c

  1. mule (a generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of mula 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mula mulan mulor mulorna
Genitive mulas mulans mulors mulornas
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From mule (muzzle).

VerbEdit

mula (present mular, preterite mulade, supine mulat, imperative mula)

  1. (colloquial) to rub snow in someone's face
    • 2006, “16-åring friad från snöbollsmisshandel [16-year-old released in court from snowball abuse]”, in Sydsvenskan[2]:
      Kamraten sade i tingsrätten att han bara tog tag i 16-åringen och mulade honom med snö innan han släppte taget.
      His friend said in district court that he only grabbed the 16-year-old and rubbed snow in his face before letting go.
  2. (by extension, colloquial) to rub something in someone’s face
    • 2008, P J Anders Linder, “En ding, ding, ding, ding värld? [A mad, mad, mad, mad world?]”, in Svenska Dagbladet[3]:
      Bäst som Barack Obama stod och övade segergester framför hallspegeln ringde Reuters på dörren och mulade honom med gratulationstårtan.
      Just as Barack Obama stood in front of his hall mirror, practicing victory gestures, Reuters called on the door and rubbed a congratulatory cake in his face.
Usage notesEdit
  • This verb for rubbing snow in someone’s face is known for its many dialectal synonyms, and in a survey made in 2006 by the radio programme Språket i P1, they received 95 synonyms for this word based on 5800 replies, mula being the most common one.
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “Om 95 olika ord för att gnida in snö i ansiktet [About 95 different words for rubbing snow in someone’s face]”, in Språket i P1[4], Sveriges Radio, 10 January 2006, retrieved 23 October 2019
  • mula in Svensk ordbok (SO)

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मूल (mūla).

PrepositionEdit

mulâ

  1. from

NounEdit

mulâ

  1. (formal, archaic) origin

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mula

  1. genitive singular of mul

WarlpiriEdit

NounEdit

mula

  1. egg