balling

See also: ballin'

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

balling

  1. Present participle of ball.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ballinc, from banlinc, which consists of ban + linc (the verb bannen and the suffix -ling).[1]

NounEdit

balling m (plural ballingen, diminutive ballinkje n)

  1. exile (exiled person)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)
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