See also: Vella and vëlla

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vella

  1. feminine singular of vell

GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vella f sg

  1. feminine singular of vello

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vella, from Proto-Germanic *wallijǭ, perhaps also partly from a *wellǭ.

NounEdit

vella f (genitive singular vellu, nominative plural vellur)

  1. boil, boiling, bubbling
  2. milk that has been boiled until it curdles and forms a reddish thick substance similar to whey cheese
  3. a stifling heat
  4. the sound made by a whimbrel
  5. chatter
  6. flattery
  7. weakling
  8. a small portion (e.g. of coffee)
  9. a minor sickness
  10. (regional) slob
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse vella, from Proto-Germanic *wellaną, *wallaną.

VerbEdit

vella (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative vall, third-person plural past indicative ullu, supine ollið)

  1. to bubble, to boil, to simmer
  2. to flow, to well up, to stream
  3. (with preposition í) to be crawling with
  4. to chatter
  5. to make the sound characteristic of the whimbrel
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse vella, from Proto-Germanic *wallijaną.

VerbEdit

vella (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative velldi, supine vellt)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to boil, cause to simmer
  2. to make the sound characteristic of the whimbrel (also figuratively in vella graut, literally “boil porridge”)
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.



ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

vella

  1. inflection of vellere:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vella. Akin to English well.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vella (present tense vell, past tense vall, supine volle, past participle vollen, present participle vellande, imperative vell)

  1. to well, gush, flow (issue forth, as water from the earth)

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wallijǭ.

NounEdit

vella f

  1. boiling heat, ebullition
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: vella

ReferencesEdit

  • vella in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wellaną, *wallaną (to well up).

VerbEdit

vella (singular past indicative vall, plural past indicative ullu, past participle ollinn)

  1. (intransitive) to be in a state of ebullition, boil
  2. to well up, swarm
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vella in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

vella

  1. genitive plural of vell

PhuthiEdit

VerbEdit

-vélla

  1. to go and check something, to take a look at, to keep an eyeon someone/something

InflectionEdit

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

vella f (plural vellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of vela