See also: telá, teļa, teļā, teľa, těla, and тела

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin tēla (web). Doublet of toile.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

tela (plural telas or telae)

  1. (anatomy) A thin, web-like structure or membrane.

AnagramsEdit


AnnoboneseEdit

NounEdit

tela

  1. land

ReferencesEdit

  • 1994, Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken, Norval Smith (editors), Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction
  • 2005, John H. McWhorter, Defining Creole

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan tela, from Latin tēla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tela f (plural teles)

  1. cloth, fabric
  2. canvas (cloth on which one may paint)
    Synonym: llenç

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *tela (compare Ingrian tela, Karelian tela, Veps tela), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *þelą.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtelɑ/, [ˈt̪e̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -elɑ
  • Syllabification: te‧la

NounEdit

tela

  1. a log or other piece of wood used as support to keep something, such as a boat or a pile of firewood from directly touching the ground
  2. (by extension) a place where something is left or stored (usually in adessive, ablative or allative plural)
  3. roller (one of a set of round logs used to help move a large object by rolling it over the logs)
  4. roller, cylinder
  5. track; Short for telaketju (caterpillar track).
  6. platen (part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made)
  7. platen, carriage (part of a typewriter or printer on which the paper rests to receive an impression)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tela (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative tela telat
genitive telan telojen
partitive telaa teloja
illative telaan teloihin
singular plural
nominative tela telat
accusative nom. tela telat
gen. telan
genitive telan telojen
telainrare
partitive telaa teloja
inessive telassa teloissa
elative telasta teloista
illative telaan teloihin
adessive telalla teloilla
ablative telalta teloilta
allative telalle teloille
essive telana teloina
translative telaksi teloiksi
instructive teloin
abessive telatta teloitta
comitative teloineen
Possessive forms of tela (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person telani telamme
2nd person telasi telanne
3rd person telansa

SynonymsEdit

  • (round log used as support): telapuu

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English tailor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /téː.là/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [téː.lə̀]

NounEdit

tēlà m (plural tēlōlī, possessed form tēlàn)

  1. tailor

HawaiianEdit

DeterminerEdit

tela

  1. Niʻihau form of kēlā (that)
    He keiti tela.
    That (far away) is a child.

Usage notesEdit

  • In Niihau, diacritics are omitted. If one were to use them, the spelling would be tēlā.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tēla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈte.la/
  • Rhymes: -ela
  • Hyphenation: té‧la

NounEdit

tela f (plural tele)

  1. cloth
    Synonyms: stoffa, tessuto
  2. canvas
  3. curtain (theatre)

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Italic *tekslā. Equivalent to texō (weave; plait) +‎ -ēla.

NounEdit

tēla f (genitive tēlae); first declension

  1. web
  2. warp (threads that run lengthwise in a loom)
  3. loom
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 4.699-700:
      et tamen assiduīs exercet brāchia tēlīs
      ādversusque minās frīgoris arma parat.
      And yet she keeps her arms busy at the looms,
      and so prepares armor (having been) set against the threats of winter.
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tēla tēlae
Genitive tēlae tēlārum
Dative tēlae tēlīs
Accusative tēlam tēlās
Ablative tēlā tēlīs
Vocative tēla tēlae
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

tēla n

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of tēlum

ReferencesEdit

  • tela”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • tela”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tela in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be exposed to the assaults of fate: fortunae telis propositum esse
    • (ambiguous) to discharge missiles: tela iacere, conicere, mittere
    • (ambiguous) to expose oneself to missiles: se obicere telis
    • (ambiguous) to discharge showers of missiles: tela ingerere, conicere
  • tela”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tela”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • tela”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tela

  1. well, rightly
  2. completely, thoroughly, certainly
  3. happily, prosperously, pleasantly
  4. very

InterjectionEdit

tela

  1. well! good!

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit तैल (tailá).

NounEdit

tela n

  1. oil

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Pali Text Society (1921-1925), “tela”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tēla (web; loom). Doublet of teia (web).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.lɐ/, [ˈtɛ.lɐ]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) [ˈt̪ɛ.l̪ə]
  • Hyphenation: te‧la

NounEdit

tela f (plural telas)

  1. canvas (piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint)
  2. (by extension) painting (an illustration or artwork using paint)
    Synonyms: pintura, quadro
  3. screen (viewing area of a movie, slide presentation, etc.)
  4. (by extension) cinema
    Synonym: (Portugal) ecrã
  5. (Brazil) screen (viewing area of electronic output devices)
    Synonym: (Portugal) ecrã
  6. (biology) a very thin tissue

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) taila
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) teila

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tēla.

NounEdit

tela f (plural telas)

  1. (textiles, Sutsilvan) material, textile, canvas

Derived termsEdit


SilesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *toli.

PronounEdit

tela

  1. so many, so much

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tela

  1. genitive singular of telo

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish tela, from Latin tēla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtela/, [ˈt̪e.la]
  • Hyphenation: te‧la
  • (file)

NounEdit

tela f (plural telas)

  1. (fabric) cloth, fabric (woven material made of fibers)
    Synonym: género
  2. (colloquial) difficult task (difficult or tedious undertaking, especially as part of one's duties)
    Limpiar el garaje es mucha tela.Cleaning the garage is tough work.
  3. (colloquial) cash, dosh (money)
    Synonym: pasta

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

tela

  1. (Spain, colloquial) loads; lots; a shedload; extremely
    Es un chico tela de gracioso.
    He's a really funny fella.

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Further readingEdit


TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

Given by Hayami-Allen to be from Portuguese [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tela

  1. maize, corn

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish tela.

NounEdit

tela

  1. (clarification of this definition is needed) roller

InflectionEdit

Inflection of tela
nominative sing. tela
genitive sing. telan
partitive sing. telad
partitive plur. teloid
singular plural
nominative tela telad
accusative telan telad
genitive telan teloiden
partitive telad teloid
essive-instructive telan teloin
translative telaks teloikš
inessive telas teloiš
elative telaspäi teloišpäi
illative ? teloihe
adessive telal teloil
ablative telalpäi teloilpäi
allative telale teloile
abessive telata teloita
comitative telanke teloidenke
prolative teladme teloidme
approximative I telanno teloidenno
approximative II telannoks teloidennoks
egressive telannopäi teloidennopäi
terminative I ? teloihesai
terminative II telalesai teloilesai
terminative III telassai
additive I ? teloihepäi
additive II telalepäi teloilepäi

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “каток”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika