basketball

See also: Basketball and basket-ball

EnglishEdit

 
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A game of basketball.
 
a basketball

EtymologyEdit

basket +‎ ball

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basketball (countable and uncountable, plural basketballs)

  1. (sports, uncountable) A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.
    Synonym: hoops (US slang)
  2. (countable) The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English basketball.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baːskətbaːl/, [ˈb̥ɑːsɡ̊əd̥ˌb̥ɒːl]

NounEdit

basketball c (singular definite basketballen, not used in plural form)

  1. basketball

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basketball m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of basket-ball

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English basketball.

NounEdit

basketball m (definite singular basketballen, uncountable)

  1. basketball (ball game)
    Synonym: basket

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English basketball.

NounEdit

basketball m (definite singular basketballen, uncountable)

  1. basketball (ball game)
    Synonym: korgball

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