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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Found in dictionaries as if from the root ب و ل (b-w-l), but actually not relatable to any root. It is explained as reanalysis of بَاءَ (bāʾa) لِي () “it has come upon me”.

NounEdit

بَال (bālm

  1. mind, state
  2. attention, mindfulness
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ب و ل (b-w-l).

VerbEdit

بَالَ (bāla) I, non-past يَبُولُ‎ (yabūlu)

  1. to urinate
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

VerbEdit

بَالِ (bāli) (form III)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of بَالَى (bālā)

ReferencesEdit

  • Bauer, Hans (1935), “Etymologica I”, in Zeitschrift für Semitistik und verwandte Gebiete (in German), volume 10, page 1
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “بال”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 174
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “بال”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 1, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 180
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “بال”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “بال”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 124

GujaratiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वाल (vāla).

NounEdit

بال (bālm

  1. (LDA) hair

Alternative formsEdit


PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian بال
Iranian Persian بال
Tajiki Persian бол (bol)

بال (bâl)

  1. wing

UrduEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بال (bālm (Hindi spelling बाल)

  1. hair, feather, wing