See also: Bella and Bellä

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bella

  1. feminine singular of bell

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Substantivization of the singular feminine form of bello (beautiful).

NounEdit

bella f (plural belle)

  1. beauty, belle (beautiful woman)
  2. sweetheart
    Synonyms: compagna, fidanzata, innamorata
  3. fair copy (final draft of a piece of writing)
  4. showdown (deciding match)
  5. a Renaissance-style ceramic plate decorated with portraits of young women
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

AdjectiveEdit

bella f sg

  1. feminine singular of bello

ReferencesEdit

  • bella in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

bella

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of bellum

AdjectiveEdit

bella

  1. inflection of bellus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/nominative neuter plural

AdjectiveEdit

bellā

  1. ablative feminine singular of bellus

MakasarEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bella (Lontara spelling ᨅᨙᨒ)

  1. far
    Antonym: ambani

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

bella (present bellr, past singular ball)

  1. (transitive, with dative) hit, hurt

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bella

  1. (with dative) to dare, venture
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: belle

ReferencesEdit

  • bella1”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bella2”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bella

  1. feminine singular of bello

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) bula
  • (Surmiran) pula

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

bella f (plural bellas)

  1. (Sursilvan) butterfly, moth

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈbeʝa/, [ˈbe.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈbeʎa/, [ˈbe.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈbeʃa/, [ˈbe.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈbeʒa/, [ˈbe.ʒa]

AdjectiveEdit

bella f

  1. feminine singular of bello