balling

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

balling

  1. present participle of ball

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ballinc, assimilated from banlinc, which consists of ban +‎ -linc.[1] Doublet of banneling.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bal‧ling

NounEdit

balling m ‎(plural ballingen, diminutive ballinkje n)

  1. exile (exiled person)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)
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