بالغ

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ب ل غ(b-l-ḡ); compare بَلَغَ(balaḡa, to reach, to arrive, to come to, to amount to).

VerbEdit

بَالَغَ (bālaḡa) III, non-past يُبَالِغُ‎‎ (yubāliḡu)

  1. to exaggerate, to overdo (with فِي())
  2. to do one’s utmost, to go to the greatest lengths
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Derived from the active participle of the verb بَلَغَ(balaḡa, to reach, to arrive, to come to, to amount to), from the root ب ل غ(b-l-ḡ).

ParticipleEdit

بَالِغٌ (bāliḡun) (form VI, feminine بَالِغَةٌ(bāliḡatun), masculine plural بَالِغُونَ(bāliḡūna), feminine plural بَالِغَاتٌ(bāliḡātun))

  1. active participle of بَلَغَ(balaḡa)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 65:3:
      إِنَّ اللَّهَ بَالِغُ أَمْرِهِ
      ʾinna l-laha bāliḡu ʾamrihi
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بَالِغ (bāliḡ) (feminine بَالِغَة(bāliḡa), masculine plural بَالِغُونَ(bāliḡūna), feminine plural بَالِغَات(bāliḡāt))

  1. (superlative form) extensive, far-reaching
  2. considerable, profound, serious
  3. intense, high, extreme, strong
  4. (of feelings) violent, vehement
DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بَالِغ (bāliḡ) (feminine بَالِغَة(bāliḡa) or بَالِغ (bāliḡ), masculine plural بَالِغُونَ(bāliḡūna), feminine plural بَالِغَات(bāliḡāt))

  1. pubescent, mature, of age, in one’s majority, adult
DeclensionEdit

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Arabic بَالِغ(bāliḡ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بالغ (bâleğ) (comparative بالغ‌تر‎, superlative بالغ‌ترین‎)

  1. adult
  2. mature
  3. ripe
  4. in one's majority

NounEdit

بالغ (bâleğ) (plural بالغان(bâleğân) or بالغ‌ها(bâleğ-hâ))

  1. adult

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From an Eastern Iranian language. Probably cognate with Sanskrit पात्र (pātra). Also perhaps akin to Turkish bardak, an Iranian borrowing.

NounEdit

بالغ (bâloğ)

  1. (Transoxianan, obsolete) drinking horn