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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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

AzeriEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic бал
Roman bal
Perso-Arabic بال

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bạl (honey).

NounEdit

bal (definite accusative balı, plural ballar)

  1. honey

DeclensionEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bạl (honey).

NounEdit

bal

  1. honey, mead
  2. ball, dance party

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bal, from Old Dutch *bal, from Proto-Germanic *balluz.

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!
  4. (informal, pejorative) toff, posh person
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bal

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

Etymology 2Edit

From French bal, from Late Latin ballare.

NounEdit

bal n (plural bals, diminutive balletje n)

  1. ball, dance party

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal m (plural bals)

  1. dance party, ball

Further readingEdit


HausaEdit

NounEdit

bâl f (plural balabalai)

  1. ball

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bal (comparative balabb, superlative legbalabb)

  1. left

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bal
accusative balt
dative balnak
instrumental ballal
causal-final balért
translative ballá
terminative balig
essive-formal balként
essive-modal
inessive balban
superessive balon
adessive balnál
illative balba
sublative balra
allative balhoz
elative balból
delative balról
ablative baltól

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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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

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *bal, from Proto-Germanic *balluz.

NounEdit

bal m

  1. ball (round object), sphere
  2. something worthless

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bal (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bal”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal m inan

  1. ball (formal dance)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bal in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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

Declension of bal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bal balen balar balarna
Genitive bals balens balars balarnas
Declension of bal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bal balen baler balerna
Genitive bals balens balers balernas

Related termsEdit

bale
ball

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bạl (honey).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bal (definite accusative balı, plural ballar)

  1. honey

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


TurkmenEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bạl (honey).

NounEdit

bal (definite accusative baly, plural ballar)

  1. honey

TübatulabalEdit

NounEdit

bal

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroeber, Shoshonean Dialects of California, in University of California Publications: American archaeology and ethnology, volume 4, page 81

VolapükEdit