Alula Name Meaning & Origin
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Alula is a palindrome; it is spelled the same forwards and backwards.
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Alula Borealis and Alula Australis are names of the stars that mark the toes/claws of the hindmost leg of the bear-shaped constellation Ursa Major (aka the Big Dipper).
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Means "first leap" or "first spring" in Arabic; comes from the Arabic phrase Al Ḳafzah al Ūla, "the First Spring".
In Latin, means "winglet"; it is the diminutive of ala, meaning "wing". It is the term for a bird's "thumb", the freely moving first digit on the top of a bird's wing (also called "bastard wing").
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Alula Engida, a 19th-century Ethiopian general and politician
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