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Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Metathesis of English penalty, short for penalty kick. Compare Hijazi Arabic بلنتي(balanti).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kuwait) IPA(key): /bəˈlənti/

NounEdit

بَلَنْتي (balantim (dual بَلَنْتيّين(balantiyēn), plural بَلَنْتيّات(balantīyāt))

  1. penalty kick
    • 2018 June 19, Newspaper editor, “كين يرفض التعليق على «بلنتي» تونس [Kane refuses to comment on Tunisia's «penalty kick»]”, in جريدة القبس [Al-Qabas Newspaper (Kuwait)]‎[1]:
    • 2018 February 21, ناصر العنزي [Nāṣir il-iʿnizi], “الرشيدي: «ما يحسبون لنا بلنتي» [Ir-rishidi: They won't give us a «penalty kick»]”, in جريدة الأنباء [Al-Anba Newspaper (Kuwait)]‎[2]:

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English penalty, with metathesis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baˈlanti/, /paˈlanti/

NounEdit

بَلَنْتي (balanti or palantim (plural بلنتيَّات‎ ‎(balantiyyāt or palantiyyāt))

  1. penalty kick

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