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See also: Ulu, ʻulu, 'ulu, and ulu-

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EnglishEdit

 
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A West Greenlandic ulu.
 
An Alaskan ulu.

EtymologyEdit

From Inuktitut ᐅᓗ (ulu, woman's knife).

NounEdit

ulu (plural ulus or uluit)

  1. An all-purpose knife traditionally used by Yup'ik, Inuit, and Aleut women.
  2. Anglicized spelling of ʻulu (Hawaiian for breadfruit)
    • "'Ulu' in Hawaiian, breadfruit is a starchy canoe plant that once grew in larger numbers on Kauai."- New NTBG book guides gardeners on how to work with ulu, The Garden Island Newspaper (June 29, 2018)

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

ulu

  1. bay

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


ChamorroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

NounEdit

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

FijianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *ulu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

NounEdit

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English wool.

NounEdit

ūlù m (possessed form ūlùn)

  1. wool
  2. wool thread

SynonymsEdit


HawaiianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *ʻulu, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sulur.

NounEdit

ulu

  1. growth
  2. grove
  3. flock

VerbEdit

ulu

  1. (intransitive) to grow

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *huru (compare Maori uru), from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *surup (compare Javanese surup).

VerbEdit

ulu

  1. (intransitive) to inspire; to be possessed by a god

IdoEdit

PronounEdit

ulu

  1. someone

InuktitutEdit

NounEdit

ulu

  1. Latin spelling of ᐅᓗ (ulu)

Limos KalingaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

NounEdit

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

Matigsalug ManoboEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

NounEdit

ulu

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ulu m

  1. locative and vocative singular of ul

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic, from Proto-Turkic.

AdjectiveEdit

ulu (comparative daha ulu, superlative en ulu)

  1. supreme, great, holy