See also: Balla, ballà, and baļļa

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

balla (plural ballas)

  1. (slang, nonstandard) Alternative form of baller (all senses except "person who divides molten metal")

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

balla

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of ballar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of ballar

CimbrianEdit

NounEdit

balla f (plural balln)

  1. (Mezzaselva) Alternative form of valla

DeclensionEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to sense 3 of English bale (to wrap into a bale), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *balluz.

VerbEdit

balla (third person singular past indicative ballaði, third person plural past indicative ballað, supine ballað)

  1. to wrap

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of balla (group v-30)
infinitive balla
supine ballað
participle (a6)1 ballandi ballaður
present past
first singular balli ballaði
second singular ballar ballaði
third singular ballar ballaði
plural balla ballaðu
imperative
singular balla!
plural ballið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

balla

  1. third-person singular past historic of baller

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

balla

  1. indefinite genitive plural of böllur

IlocanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bal‧lá
  • IPA(key): /balˈla/, [bɐlˈla]

NounEdit

ballá

  1. frenzy
  2. (medicine) rabies
  3. white fish

Derived termsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish *balla, from Middle English wal, from Old English weall (wall, dike), from Proto-Germanic *wallaz, *wallą (wall, rampart, entrenchment), from Latin vallum (wall, rampart, entrenchment, palisade), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn, wind, roll).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

balla m (genitive singular balla, nominative plural ballaí)

  1. (Connacht, Ulster) wall

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
balla bhalla mballa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbal.la/
  • Rhymes: -alla
  • Hyphenation: bàl‧la

Etymology 1Edit

Uncertain.

Both etymologies ultimately from Proto-Germanic *ballô, *balluz (ball). Doublet of palla.

NounEdit

balla f (plural balle)

  1. large bundle, torsello, bale, reap
    Synonyms: fagotto, fardello
  2. falsehood, lie, malarkey
    Synonyms: bugia, frottola, fandonia
  3. (vulgar, especially in the plural) testicle, bollock
    Synonyms: palla, coglione
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Ottoman Turkish: بالیه(balya)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

balla

  1. inflection of ballare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

balla n pl

  1. definite plural of ball (Etymology 2)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

balla n pl

  1. definite plural of ball (Etymology 2)

RomanschEdit

NounEdit

balla f (plural ballas)

  1. (sports, Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) ball

SynonymsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish *balla, from Middle English wal, from Old English weall (wall, dike), from Proto-Germanic *wallaz, *wallą (wall, rampart, entrenchment), from Latin vallum (wall, rampart, entrenchment, palisade), from Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to turn, wind, roll).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

balla m (genitive singular balla, plural ballachan)

  1. (architecture) wall

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
balla bhalla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

balla

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of ball.

See alsoEdit