See also: بلى‎, تلي, and بلي

PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

Dari بلی
Iranian Persian بله
Tajik бале (bale)

بلی (balê)

  1. yes

See alsoEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit विडाली (viḍālī).

NounEdit

بلّی (billīf (masculine بِلَّا, Hindi spelling बिल्ली)

  1. cat

DeclensionEdit

Declension of بلی
singular plural
direct بلی(billī) بلیاں(billiyā̃)
oblique بلی(billī) بلیوں(billiyō̃)
vocative بلی(billī) بلیو(billiyō)

Usage notesEdit

  • Although this word is feminine and used for female cats, it is also used to mean domestic cat in general. The masculine form, or the word for tomcat, is بلا(billā).