See also: Willa

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *willjō, from Proto-Germanic *wiljô.

Cognate with Old Saxon willio, Old Dutch willo, Old High German willo, Old Norse vili.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwil.lɑ/, [ˈwiɫ.ɫɑ]

NounEdit

willa m

  1. will
  2. (in compounds) denotes something welcome or desired
    willa + ‎cuma (guest) → ‎wilcuma (welcome guest)
    willa + ‎spell (news) → ‎wilspell (welcome news)
    willa + ‎tūn (town) → ‎Wiltūn (Wilton)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: wille

See alsoEdit


Old FrisianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *willjan, from Proto-Germanic *wiljaną.

Compare Old English willan, Old Saxon willian, Old Dutch *willen, Old High German wellen, Old Norse vilja, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (wiljan).

VerbEdit

willa

  1. want

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum, Sylt: wel
    Mooring: wale
  • Saterland Frisian: wolle
  • West Frisian: wolle

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian villa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvil.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -illa
  • Syllabification: wil‧la

NounEdit

willa f

  1. (architecture) villa
    Synonym: dacza

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • willa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • willa in Polish dictionaries at PWN