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4 letters words from 'pula'

PAUL 6PULA 6

3 letters words from 'pula'

ALP 5LAP 5
PAL 5PLU 5
PUL 5 

2 letters words from 'pula'

AL 2LA 2
PA 4UP 4

All 4 letters words made out of pula

pula upla plua lpua ulpa lupa pual upal paul apul uapl aupl plau lpau palu aplu lapu alpu ulap luap ualp aulp laup alup

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word pula. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in pula.

Definitions and meaning of pula

pula

Etymology

From Tswana pula, Northern Sotho pula, and Sotho pula (rain), all from Proto-Bantu *mbúdà.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pʊlə/
  • (General American) enPR: po͞olʹä, IPA(key): /puːlɑː/
  • Homophone: puller (for UK pronunciation, in non-rhotic accents)

Noun

pula

  1. (Southern Africa) Rain, used as an expression of greeting or good luck.
  2. The currency of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe.

Anagrams

  • Paul, ULPA, paul

Bikol Central

Adjective

pulá

  1. red

Noun

púla

  1. mute, a person unable to speak

Cebuano

Alternative forms

  • puwa

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: pu‧la

Adjective

pula

  1. red; having red as its color

Noun

pula

  1. the color red
  2. the egg yolk

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:pula.


Dalmatian

Etymology

Possibly from Vulgar Latin *pūbula, from Latin pūbes, or more likely from pulla, feminine of pullus. Compare Romanian pulă, Aromanian pulã, Catalan and Spanish polla.

Noun

pula f

  1. penis

Finnish

Etymology

Originally an opening in the ice into which a man has fallen or may fall. Probably onomatopoetic imitating the associated sound of water, compare pulahtaa.

Noun

pula

  1. shortage
  2. (economy) an economic crisis characterized by shortage of goods and/or means to buy them; a depression, slump
  3. urgent situation, trouble, scrape, pinch, deep water

Declension

Derived terms

  • pulia (to swim)
  • pulahtaa
  • pulikoida
  • olla pulassa = to be in a pinch
  • joutua pulaan = to get into difficulties
  • jättää pulaan

Compounds

Anagrams

  • Paul, lupa

Galician

Verb

pula

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of pulir
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of pulir

Indonesian

Adverb

pula

  1. also

Synonyms

  • juga

Italian

Etymology 1

From Latin āplūda.

Noun

pula f (plural pule)

  1. chaff

Etymology 2

Derived from a regional form of Italian polizia, that is pulizia.

Noun

  1. (slang) the police, the fuzz, the cops

Synonyms

  • polizia

Anagrams

  • lupa

Malay

Alternative forms

  • pulak (dialectal, colloquial)

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /pu.lə/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /pu.la/
  • Rhymes: -ulə, -lə,

Adverb

pula (Jawi spelling ڤولا)

  1. in turn (having a relationship sequentially comparable to one just mentioned; accordingly or similarly; with respect to sequence, precedence, or hierarchy)

Northern Sotho

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *mbúdà.

Noun

pula

  1. rain

Pipil

Etymology

From Spanish plátano (plantain).

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈpula/

Noun

pula (plural pujpula)

  1. plantain

Pitjantjatjara

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʊlɐ]

Pronoun

pula (third person dual, accusative pulanya, possessive/purposive pulampa, locative pulala)

  1. they two

Related terms


Portuguese

Verb

pula

  1. third-person singular present indicative of pular
  2. second-person singular imperative of pular

Romanian

Etymology

Definite form of pulă, probably from Latin pulla, feminine of pullus (offspring, child, cub, chick, etc.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpula]

Adverb

pula

  1. (slang, intensifies adjectives) fucking

Noun

pula

  1. definite nominative singular of pulă
  2. definite accusative singular of pulă

Romansch

Etymology 1

Noun

pula f (plural pulas)

  1. (Surmiran) butterfly, moth
Alternative forms
  • (Sursilvan) bella
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) bula
Synonyms
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) spler
  • (Rumantsch Grischun) tgiralla
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) tschitta
  • (Puter) chüralla
  • (Vallader) splerin

Etymology 2

Noun

pula f (plural pulas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) hen
Synonyms
  • (Rumantsch Grischun) giaglina
  • (Sursilvan) gaglina
  • (Sutsilvan) gagliegna
  • (Surmiran) gagligna
  • (Puter) gillina
  • (Vallader) giallina

Sotho

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *mbúdà.

Noun

pula class 9/10 (plural lipula)

  1. rain

Spanish

Verb

pula

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of pulir.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of pulir.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of pulir.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of pulir.

Tagalog

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʊˈla/

Etymology 1

Noun

pulá

  1. red (colour)
  2. egg yolk

Adjective

pulá

  1. red (colour)

Etymology 2

Noun

pulà

  1. adverse criticism; act of finding fault with another

Synonyms

  • pintas
  • pamimintas
  • pista
  • pamimista

Anagrams

  • lupa

Tswana

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *mbúdà.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpu.la/

Noun

pula class 9/10 (plural dipula)

  1. rain
  2. pula (currency)
  3. a popular toast

Volapük

Noun

pula

  1. genitive singular of pul

Waray-Waray

Adjective

pulá

  1. red

Xhosa

Etymology

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

Verb

-pula?

  1. (transitive) to rinse
    Synonyms: -hlambulula, -pulusha

Inflection

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Source: wiktionary.org
  • a monetary unit of Botswana, 100 thebe.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)