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See also: belà, Béla, bêla, Běla, belâ, bela', beła, and Bela

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

bela

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

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Common Romance, from Latin bellus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈbela/
  • Hyphenation: be‧la
  • Rhymes: -ela

AdjectiveEdit

bela (accusative singular belan, plural belaj, accusative plural belajn)

  1. beautiful, pretty
    • 1907, Filipina Esperantisto, Volumes 1-2,[1]:
      Kiaj belaj estas ĝiaj altaj montoj tute kovritaj de kreskaĵoj!
      How beautiful are its tall mountains completely covered with plants!
    • 1915, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Malnova Testamento, Genezo 12:14.
      Kaj kiam Abram venis Egiptujon, la Egiptoj vidis, ke la virino estas tre bela.
      And when Abram came to Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful.
    Antonym: malbela

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto belaFrench beauItalian belloSpanish belo, from Latin bellus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bela

  1. beautiful

AntonymsEdit

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bela, probably from Sanskrit वेला (velā, point, time, end).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛ.la/
  • Hyphenation: bèla

VerbEdit

bela

  1. to look after (used in the form membela)

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Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بَلَاء(balāʾ).

NounEdit

bela ?

  1. affliction

MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *vela, from the plural of Latin velum.

NounEdit

bela f (plural belas)

  1. (nautical) sail
  2. sail, blade of a windmill
  3. spark plug

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

bela

  1. simple past of belegge

Old OccitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bela

  1. feminine singular of bel

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bela

  1. Feminine singular of adjective belo.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bèlot, belȍt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bêla/
  • Hyphenation: be‧la

NounEdit

bȅla f (Cyrillic spelling бе̏ла)

  1. belote

ReferencesEdit

  • bela” in Hrvatski jezični portal

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

bela

  1. genitive singular of bel