See also: bală, bála, bała, bāla, and bālā

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bullet

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French balle.

NounEdit

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bullet

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

bala

  1. child
  2. foal

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


GalicianEdit

NounEdit

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بلاء (balā’, misfortune).

NounEdit

bala

  1. misfortune

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

bālā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of bālō

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Common Slavic *bolto (swamp) and Lithuanian báltas (white).

NounEdit

balà f stress pattern 2/4

  1. swamp, mire, morass

ReferencesEdit

  • bala in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French balle, from Middle French balle from Northern Italian balla (ball), from Lombardic *palla, *balla (ball), from Proto-Germanic *ballô (ball), from Proto-Indo-European *bholn- (bubble), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, swell, inflate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet
  2. (Brazil) candy

SynonymsEdit

  • (candy): rebuçado m

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Italian ballo, from Old High German balo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧la

NounEdit

bȁla f (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ла)

  1. bale, bundle, pack (bundle of goods)
  2. (regional) ball, sphere
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Of unknown origin. Possibly a Dalmatian substratum word; compare Romanian bale (slobber, saliva).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧la

NounEdit

bȁla f (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ла)

  1. (usually in the plural) mucus, snivel
  2. (usually in the plural, informal) snot
  3. (usually in the plural) slobber
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bala” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • bala” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French balle.

NounEdit

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet

VerbEdit

bala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of balar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of balar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of balar.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish bala.

NounEdit

bala

  1. bullet

WolofEdit

AdverbEdit

bala

  1. before
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