See also: Perla, pèrla, perlă, perła, and perłą

AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

perla f (plural perles)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, probably based on Vulgar Latin *pernula, diminutive of Latin perna, a kind of oyster. Cognate with Italian perla, French perle and Spanish perla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perla f (plural perles)

  1. pearl
  2. (heraldry) pall

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish perla.

NounEdit

perla

  1. pearl

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perla f

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • perla in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • perla in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin perla.

NounEdit

perla f (genitive singular perlu, plural perlur)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of perla
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative perla perlan perlur perlurnar
accusative perlu perluna perlur perlurnar
dative perlu perluni perlum perlunum
genitive perlu perlunnar perla perlanna

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

perla

  1. third-person singular past historic of perler

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse perla, a borrowing from Middle Low German perle, from Old Saxon perula, from Medieval Latin perla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perla f (genitive singular perlu, nominative plural perlur)

  1. pearl

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

perla (plural perlas)

  1. pearl

ItalianEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Of uncertain etymology. See pearl.

NounEdit

perla f (plural perle)

  1. pearl (also figuratively).
  2. pill
  3. mistake

AdjectiveEdit

perla (invariable)

  1. pearl (attributive)

See alsoEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French perle, the name given by Jean Jannon to the type used in his miniature editions of Vergil, Horace, & the New Testament in the 1620s, which were the smallest printed works to his time.

NounEdit

perla f (invariable)

  1. (printing, dated) A small size of type, standardized as 4 point.

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perla f (genitive perlae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of perula
    • 1272, an unknown source in The Natural History of Precious Stones and of the Precious Metals (1867), viii, page 269:
      Una Perla ad modum camahuti.
      A pearl in the manner of a cameo.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative perla perlae
Genitive perlae perlārum
Dative perlae perlīs
Accusative perlam perlās
Ablative perlā perlīs
Vocative perla perlae

ReferencesEdit

  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 789/1, “perla”

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

perla m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of perle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

perla f

  1. definite singular of perle

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

perla f (plural perlas)

  1. (heraldry) pall

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French perler.

VerbEdit

a perla (third-person singular present perlează, past participle perlat1st conj.

  1. to bead

ConjugationEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Perle.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pêːrla/
  • Hyphenation: per‧la

NounEdit

pȇrla f (Cyrillic spelling пе̑рла)

  1. pearl
  2. bead

DeclensionEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin perla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perla f (genitive singular perly, nominative plural perly, genitive plural perál, periel, declension pattern of žena)

  1. pearl (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • perla in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɾla/, [ˈpeɾ.la]

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown, but cognate with Italian perla, French perle and Portuguese pérola. See pearl. The usual Latin word for a pearl was margarīta.

NounEdit

perla f (plural perlas)

  1. pearl
  2. bead
  3. (heraldry) pall
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French perle, the name given by Jean Jannon to the type used in his miniature editions of Vergil, Horace, & the New Testament in the 1620s, which were the smallest printed works to his time.

NounEdit

perla f (uncountable)

  1. (printing, dated) a small size of type, standardized as 4 or 5 point
    Synonym: parisienne

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

perla

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

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