See also: Balsa and balsą

EnglishEdit

 
balsa tree flower
 
balsa wood used as construction material

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish balsa, from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, probably Basque [Term?] or Iberian [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

balsa (countable and uncountable, plural balsas)

  1. A large tree, Ochroma pyramidale, native to tropical America, with wood that is very light in weight.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of this tree.
  3. A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.

TranslationsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: balsa

Further readingEdit

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AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʌlˈsʌ/
  • Hyphenation: bal‧sa

NounEdit

balsá f 

  1. reputation

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑlsɑ/, [ˈbɑls̠ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlsɑ
  • Syllabification: bal‧sa

NounEdit

balsa

  1. balsa (wood)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of balsa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative balsa balsat
genitive balsan balsojen
partitive balsaa balsoja
illative balsaan balsoihin
singular plural
nominative balsa balsat
accusative nom. balsa balsat
gen. balsan
genitive balsan balsojen
balsainrare
partitive balsaa balsoja
inessive balsassa balsoissa
elative balsasta balsoista
illative balsaan balsoihin
adessive balsalla balsoilla
ablative balsalta balsoilta
allative balsalle balsoille
essive balsana balsoina
translative balsaksi balsoiksi
instructive balsoin
abessive balsatta balsoitta
comitative balsoineen
Possessive forms of balsa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person balsani balsamme
2nd person balsasi balsanne
3rd person balsansa

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

balsa m (plural balsas)

  1. balsa (tree, wood)

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

balsa f (plural balsas)

  1. raft
  2. balsa (tree)
  3. balsa (wood)

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English balsa, from Spanish balsa.

NounEdit

balsa m (genitive singular balsa)

  1. balsa (tree, wood)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
balsa bhalsa mbalsa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *pëlsë (whence also Inari Sami polssâ), of unknown further origin. Probably ultimately from a substrate.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpalːsa/

NounEdit

balsa

  1. palsa, mound, tussock

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, ls-lss gradation
Nominative balsa
Genitive balssa
Singular Plural
Nominative balsa balssat
Accusative balssa balssaid
Genitive balssa balssaid
Illative balsii balssaide
Locative balssas balssain
Comitative balssain balssaiguin
Essive balsan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person balsan balsame balsamet
2nd person balsat balsade balsadet
3rd person balsas balsaska balsaset

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish balsa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈbaw.sɐ/, [ˈbaʊ̯.sɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈbal.sɐ/, [ˈbaɫ.sɐ]

NounEdit

balsa f (plural balsas)

  1. raft
  2. ferry
    Synonyms: ferryboat, ferribote

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, probably Basque [Term?] or Iberian [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbalsa/, [ˈbal.sa]

NounEdit

balsa f (plural balsas)

  1. puddle, pool, pond
    Synonym: charco
  2. raft
  3. ferry
  4. balsa (tree)

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish balsa.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bal‧sa
  • IPA(key): /balˈsa/, [bɐlˈsa]

NounEdit

balsá

  1. raft

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


YogadEdit

NounEdit

balsa

  1. raft