بلية

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ب ل و(b-l-w).

NounEdit

بَلِيَّة (baliyyaf (plural بَلَايَا(balāyā))

  1. plight, calamity, dire state
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Italian bilia, biglia (whence also Turkish bilye (marble to play)), itself from French bille, from Proto-Germanic *bikkilaz (piece of bone; pebble).

NounEdit

بِلْيَة (bilyaf (plural بِلًى(bilan))

  1. marble to play
    Synonyms: كُلَّة(kulla) (Syria), تِيلَة(tīla) (Gulf Arabic), بَرَجُون(barajōn) (Hijazi), دَحَل(daḥal) (Southwest Syria, Lebanon)
DeclensionEdit