See also: bál, bål, baḻ, băl, bæl, ball, and Ball

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *bala, cognate to Lithuanian bãlas (white), Latvian bàls (pale) and Greek (Hes.) φαλός λευκός (falós lefkós)[1].

NounEdit

bal m (indefinite plural bala, definite singular bali, definite plural balat)

  1. dog or goat (with a white spot on the forehead)
Derived termsEdit
  • balosh
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 15

AzeriEdit

NounEdit

bal (definite accusative [[bal{{{1}}}#Azeri|bal{{{1}}}]], plural [[bal{{{2}}}#Azeri|bal{{{2}}}]])

  1. honey

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

bal

  1. honey, mead
  2. ball, dance party

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal m (plural ballen, diminutive balletje n)

  1. a ball or any object with such a shape
  2. (informal) testicle, nut
  3. (sports) pass, shot
    Lekker balletje! - Nice pass/shot!

bal n (plural bals, diminutive balletje n)

  1. ball, dance party

VerbEdit

bal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ballen
  2. imperative of ballen

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal m (plural bals)

  1. dance party, ball

HausaEdit

NounEdit

bâl f (plural balabalai)

  1. ball

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bal (comparative balabb, superlative legbalabb)

  1. left

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

bal

  1. rafsi of banli.

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German bald, from Proto-Germanic *balþaz. Cognate with German bald.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

bal

  1. nearly, almost

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal m

  1. ball (formal dance)

DeclensionEdit


RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with बाल (bāl), Punjabi ਵਾਲ (vāl, hair).

NounEdit

bal m (plural bal)

  1. a single hair
  2. (in the plural) hair

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French bal, from Late Latin ballare.

NounEdit

bal m (plural bals)

  1. ball (formal dance)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

bal m (Cyrillic spelling бал)

  1. ball (dance)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

bal c

  1. bale, bundle (big packet of things)
  2. Formal gathering for dance, ball

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

bale
  • bala
  • balning
  • balpress
  • halmbal
  • höbal
  • pappersbal
ball
  • baldrottning
  • balett
  • balklänning
  • balsal
  • maskeradbal
  • operabal

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bạl (honey).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal (definite accusative balı, plural ballar)

  1. honey

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


TurkmenEdit

NounEdit

bal (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkmen|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkmen|{{{2}}}]])

  1. honey

VolapükEdit

Volapük cardinal numbers
  1 2  > 
    Cardinal : bal
    Ordinal : balid
    Adverbial : balna

NumeralEdit

bal

  1. (cardinal) one

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:45