English edit

Etymology edit

Probably from Spanish bola.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola (plural bolas)

  1. A throwing weapon made of weights on the ends of a cord.

See also edit

Anagrams edit

Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish bola.

Noun edit

bola

  1. ball
  2. flattery; compliment
    Synonym: bolada

Buginese edit

Noun edit

bola (Lontara spelling ᨅᨚᨒ)

  1. house

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

First attested in 1502. From Latin bulla, probably through the intermediate of Occitan bola. Doublet of butlla and the archaic or dialectal bolla.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola f (plural boles)

  1. ball
  2. (baseball) ball (pitch which falls outside the strike zone)
    Synonym: bola dolenta
  3. lie, untruth

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Cebuano edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish bola.

Noun edit

bola

  1. ball, sphere

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse bola, from Proto-Germanic *bulōną.

Verb edit

bola (third person singular past indicative bolaði, third person plural past indicative bolaðu, supine bolað)

  1. scowl, glower

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of bola (group v-30)
infinitive bola
supine bolað
participle (a6)1 bolandi bolaður
present past
first singular boli bolaði
second singular bolar bolaði
third singular bolar bolaði
plural bola bolaðu
imperative
singular bola!
plural bolið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Further reading edit

  • "bola" at Sprotin.fo

Fijian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Oceanic *polaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəlaq.

Verb edit

bola

  1. to split with axe or heavy knife

Galician edit

 
Bolas de pan

Etymology edit

From Latin bulla. Doublet of bóla and of bula.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. piece of bread usually round, large and low
  2. pie
  3. (archaic) bulla (round metallic seal)
    • 1342, M. Romaní Martínez (ed.), La colección diplomática de Santa María de Oseira (1025-1310). Santiago: Tórculo Edicións, page 177:
      O qual privilegio era bolado de [...] bola de chunbo et de fios de sirgo do qual o tenor era tal en latin feyto, et por quanto en latin non entendian [todo homes pidio al] dito sennor que llo traladasse en romanço
      The aforementioned charter was sealed with [...] seal of lead and threads of silk, and its content was written in Latin, and since Latin wasn't understood by everyone, the aforementioned lord asked for the document to be translated into Romance

References edit

  • bola” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • bola” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • bola” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • bola” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hiligaynon edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish bola.

Noun edit

bóla

  1. ball

Icelandic edit

Noun edit

bola

  1. indefinite accusative singular of boli
  2. indefinite dative singular of boli
  3. indefinite genitive singular of boli
  4. indefinite accusative plural of boli
  5. indefinite genitive plural of boli

Noun edit

bola

  1. indefinite genitive plural of bolur

Indonesian edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Malay bola, from Portuguese bola, from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla. Doublet of bolu.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbo.la]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bo‧la
  • Rhymes: -la, -a

Noun edit

bola (first-person possessive bolaku, second-person possessive bolamu, third-person possessive bolanya)

  1. ball, a solid or hollow sphere, or roughly spherical mass.
  2. (mathematics) sphere: a regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter.

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Kituba edit

Verb edit

bola

  1. to rot

Limos Kalinga edit

Noun edit

bola

  1. lung

Lingala edit

Noun edit

bola class 1 (plural babola class 2)

  1. firstborn

Malay edit

 
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Bola bola sepak

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Portuguese bola, from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola (Jawi spelling بول, plural bola-bola, informal 1st possessive bolaku, 2nd possessive bolamu, 3rd possessive bolanya)

  1. ball
    Bola bola sepak
    Football ball

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

 
bola de futebol

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Old Occitan bola, from Vulgar Latin *bolla, from a merger of Latin bulla with Frankish *bollā (compare English bowl). Doublet of bula and bolha.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Noun edit

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. ball, sphere, round object
    Synonym: pelota
  2. (sports) ball
  3. fat person
  4. (slang, in the plural) testicle
  5. (colloquial) football, soccer
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From bolo.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Noun edit

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. bread roll (small, round bread)
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Verb edit

bola

  1. inflection of bolar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

Sambali edit

Noun edit

bola

  1. ball

Noun edit

bolâ

  1. foam; bubble

Serbo-Croatian edit

Participle edit

bola (Cyrillic spelling бола)

  1. inflection of bosti:
    1. feminine singular active past participle
    2. neuter plural active past participle

Slovak edit

Pronunciation edit

Participle edit

bola

  1. feminine singular l-participle of byť

Spanish edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla. Doublet of bula and bolla.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbola/ [ˈbo.la]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ola
  • Syllabification: bo‧la

Noun edit

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. ball
    Synonyms: balón, pelota
  2. (slang) testicle
  3. (ice cream) scoop
  4. hilt (of a sword)
  5. (Spain) muscle
  6. (Dominican Republic, slang) hitchhiking, free ride
    Tomamos una bola para llegar aquí.
    We hitchhiked to get here.
  7. (colloquial, El Salvador) dollar (USD); buck.
    Synonym: dólar
    Tengo cinco bolas en mi cartera.
    I have five dollars in my pocket.
  8. (colloquial, Mexico) peso (MXN).
Hyponyms edit
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Bikol Central: bola
  • Cebuano: bola
  • English: bola
  • Hiligaynon: bola
  • Tagalog: bola

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective edit

bola f

  1. feminine singular of bolo

Further reading edit

References edit

  • Orlando Alba (2003) Cómo hablamos los dominicanos[1], Santo Domingo: Amigo del Hogar

Swazi edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bòda.

Verb edit

-bola

  1. to rot, to decay

Inflection edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Middle Low German bōlen, from bōle (friend; lover; mistress). Cognate of German buhlen and Dutch boelen. Compare origin of German Buhle.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

bola (present bolar, preterite bolade, supine bolat, imperative bola)

  1. (archaic) bugger, wench, commit fornication

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

References edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish bola, from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla. Doublet of bula.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜎ)

  1. ball; round object
  2. ball game
    Synonym: bolahan
  3. (figurative) flattery
    Synonym: hibo
  4. (figurative) taunt; jest
  5. (figurative) deception; bluff
    Synonyms: linlang, lalang, daya
  6. drawing of winning numbers in a lottery

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Ternate edit

 
bola

Etymology 1 edit

Likely ultimately from Portuguese bola de gude (marble).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola

  1. a marble (toy)

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola

  1. a spool

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Uneapa edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Oceanic *bolac (to spread out) with irregular loss of *c, variant of *polac, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəlaj, from Proto-Austronesian *bəlaj.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola

  1. mat

Further reading edit

  • Sarah Elizabeth Byrne, A practice-centred approach to Uneapa Island's archaeology in a long-term context (2008). Oceania (vol. 87, no. 1). Ph.D. dissertation. University College London.

Uzbek edit

Other scripts
Cyrillic бола (bola)
Latin bola
Perso-Arabic

Etymology edit

From Proto-Turkic *bāla.

Noun edit

bola (plural bolalar)

  1. child
  2. young (of an animal)

Declension edit

Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh boly, from Old Welsh bolg, from Proto-Brythonic *bolɣ, from Proto-Celtic *bolgos; cognate with Old Irish bolg.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bola m (plural boliau)

  1. stomach
    Synonym: bol

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bola fola mola unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Xhosa edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bòda.

Verb edit

-bola

  1. (intransitive) to rot, to decay

Inflection edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Yatzachi Zapotec edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

bola

  1. neotropical whipsnake (Masticophis mentovarius)

References edit

  • Butler H., Inez M. (2000) Diccionario zapoteco de Yatzachi: Yatzachi el Bajo, Yatzachi el Alto, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 37)‎[3], second electronic edition, Coyoacán, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 29

Zulu edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Bantu *-bòda.

Verb edit

-bola

  1. (intransitive) to rot, to decay
  2. (intransitive) to go bad

Inflection edit

Tone L
Infinitive ukubola
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukubola ukungaboli
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular bola -bole
Plural bolani -boleni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyabola, ngibola engibolayo, engibola ngibola angiboli engingaboli ngingaboli
2nd singular uyabola, ubola obolayo, obola ubola awuboli ongaboli ungaboli
1st plural siyabola, sibola esibolayo, esibola sibola asiboli esingaboli singaboli
2nd plural niyabola, nibola enibolayo, enibola nibola aniboli eningaboli ningaboli
Class 1 uyabola, ubola obolayo, obola ebola akaboli ongaboli engaboli
Class 2 bayabola, babola ababolayo, ababola bebola ababoli abangaboli bengaboli
Class 3 uyabola, ubola obolayo, obola ubola awuboli ongaboli ungaboli
Class 4 iyabola, ibola ebolayo, ebola ibola ayiboli engaboli ingaboli
Class 5 liyabola, libola elibolayo, elibola libola aliboli elingaboli lingaboli
Class 6 ayabola, abola abolayo, abola ebola awaboli angaboli engaboli
Class 7 siyabola, sibola esibolayo, esibola sibola asiboli esingaboli singaboli
Class 8 ziyabola, zibola ezibolayo, ezibola zibola aziboli ezingaboli zingaboli
Class 9 iyabola, ibola ebolayo, ebola ibola ayiboli engaboli ingaboli
Class 10 ziyabola, zibola ezibolayo, ezibola zibola aziboli ezingaboli zingaboli
Class 11 luyabola, lubola olubolayo, olubola lubola aluboli olungaboli lungaboli
Class 14 buyabola, bubola obubolayo, obubola bubola abuboli obungaboli bungaboli
Class 15 kuyabola, kubola okubolayo, okubola kubola akuboli okungaboli kungaboli
Class 17 kuyabola, kubola okubolayo, okubola kubola akuboli okungaboli kungaboli
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngibolile, ngibolē engibolile, engibolē ngibolile, ngibolē angibolanga engingabolanga ngingabolanga
2nd singular ubolile, ubolē obolile, obolē ubolile, ubolē awubolanga ongabolanga ungabolanga
1st plural sibolile, sibolē esibolile, esibolē sibolile, sibolē asibolanga esingabolanga singabolanga
2nd plural nibolile, nibolē enibolile, enibolē nibolile, nibolē anibolanga eningabolanga ningabolanga
Class 1 ubolile, ubolē obolile, obolē ebolile, ebolē akabolanga ongabolanga engabolanga
Class 2 babolile, babolē ababolile, ababolē bebolile, bebolē ababolanga abangabolanga bengabolanga
Class 3 ubolile, ubolē obolile, obolē ubolile, ubolē awubolanga ongabolanga ungabolanga
Class 4 ibolile, ibolē ebolile, ebolē ibolile, ibolē ayibolanga engabolanga ingabolanga
Class 5 libolile, libolē elibolile, elibolē libolile, libolē alibolanga elingabolanga lingabolanga
Class 6 abolile, abolē abolile, abolē ebolile, ebolē awabolanga angabolanga engabolanga
Class 7 sibolile, sibolē esibolile, esibolē sibolile, sibolē asibolanga esingabolanga singabolanga
Class 8 zibolile, zibolē ezibolile, ezibolē zibolile, zibolē azibolanga ezingabolanga zingabolanga
Class 9 ibolile, ibolē ebolile, ebolē ibolile, ibolē ayibolanga engabolanga ingabolanga
Class 10 zibolile, zibolē ezibolile, ezibolē zibolile, zibolē azibolanga ezingabolanga zingabolanga
Class 11 lubolile, lubolē olubolile, olubolē lubolile, lubolē alubolanga olungabolanga lungabolanga
Class 14 bubolile, bubolē obubolile, obubolē bubolile, bubolē abubolanga obungabolanga bungabolanga
Class 15 kubolile, kubolē okubolile, okubolē kubolile, kubolē akubolanga okungabolanga kungabolanga
Class 17 kubolile, kubolē okubolile, okubolē kubolile, kubolē akubolanga okungabolanga kungabolanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngābola engābola ngābola angibolanga engingabolanga ngingabolanga
2nd singular wābola owābola wābola awubolanga ongabolanga ungabolanga
1st plural sābola esābola sābola asibolanga esingabolanga singabolanga
2nd plural nābola enābola nābola anibolanga eningabolanga ningabolanga
Class 1 wābola owābola ābola akabolanga ongabolanga engabolanga
Class 2 bābola abābola bābola ababolanga abangabolanga bengabolanga
Class 3 wābola owābola wābola awubolanga ongabolanga ungabolanga
Class 4 yābola eyābola yābola ayibolanga engabolanga ingabolanga
Class 5 lābola elābola lābola alibolanga elingabolanga lingabolanga
Class 6 ābola ābola ābola awabolanga angabolanga engabolanga
Class 7 sābola esābola sābola asibolanga esingabolanga singabolanga
Class 8 zābola ezābola zābola azibolanga ezingabolanga zingabolanga
Class 9 yābola eyābola yābola ayibolanga engabolanga ingabolanga
Class 10 zābola ezābola zābola azibolanga ezingabolanga zingabolanga
Class 11 lwābola olwābola lwābola alubolanga olungabolanga lungabolanga
Class 14 bābola obābola bābola abubolanga obungabolanga bungabolanga
Class 15 kwābola okwābola kwābola akubolanga okungabolanga kungabolanga
Class 17 kwābola okwābola kwābola akubolanga okungabolanga kungabolanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingabola ngingabola ngingebole ngingebole
2nd singular ungabola ungabola ungebole ungebole
1st plural singabola singabola singebole singebole
2nd plural ningabola ningabola ningebole ningebole
Class 1 angabola engabola angebole engebole
Class 2 bangabola bengabola bangebole bengebole
Class 3 ungabola ungabola ungebole ungebole
Class 4 ingabola ingabola ingebole ingebole
Class 5 lingabola lingabola lingebole lingebole
Class 6 angabola engabola angebole engebole
Class 7 singabola singabola singebole singebole
Class 8 zingabola zingabola zingebole zingebole
Class 9 ingabola ingabola ingebole ingebole
Class 10 zingabola zingabola zingebole zingebole
Class 11 lungabola lungabola lungebole lungebole
Class 14 bungabola bungabola bungebole bungebole
Class 15 kungabola kungabola kungebole kungebole
Class 17 kungabola kungabola kungebole kungebole
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizobola engizobola ngizobola angizubola engingezubola ngingezubola
2nd singular uzobola ozobola uzobola awuzubola ongezubola ungezubola
1st plural sizobola esizobola sizobola asizubola esingezubola singezubola
2nd plural nizobola enizobola nizobola anizubola eningezubola ningezubola
Class 1 uzobola ozobola ezobola akazubola ongezubola engezubola
Class 2 bazobola abazobola bezobola abazubola abangezubola bengezubola
Class 3 uzobola ozobola uzobola awuzubola ongezubola ungezubola
Class 4 izobola ezobola izobola ayizubola engezubola ingezubola
Class 5 lizobola elizobola lizobola alizubola elingezubola lingezubola
Class 6 azobola azobola ezobola awazubola angezubola engezubola
Class 7 sizobola esizobola sizobola asizubola esingezubola singezubola
Class 8 zizobola ezizobola zizobola azizubola ezingezubola zingezubola
Class 9 izobola ezobola izobola ayizubola engezubola ingezubola
Class 10 zizobola ezizobola zizobola azizubola ezingezubola zingezubola
Class 11 luzobola oluzobola luzobola aluzubola olungezubola lungezubola
Class 14 buzobola obuzobola buzobola abuzubola obungezubola bungezubola
Class 15 kuzobola okuzobola kuzobola akuzubola okungezubola kungezubola
Class 17 kuzobola okuzobola kuzobola akuzubola okungezubola kungezubola
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyobola engiyobola ngiyobola angiyubola engingeyubola ngingeyubola
2nd singular uyobola oyobola uyobola awuyubola ongeyubola ungeyubola
1st plural siyobola esiyobola siyobola asiyubola esingeyubola singeyubola
2nd plural niyobola eniyobola niyobola aniyubola eningeyubola ningeyubola
Class 1 uyobola oyobola eyobola akayubola ongeyubola engeyubola
Class 2 bayobola abayobola beyobola abayubola abangeyubola bengeyubola
Class 3 uyobola oyobola uyobola awuyubola ongeyubola ungeyubola
Class 4 iyobola eyobola iyobola ayiyubola engeyubola ingeyubola
Class 5 liyobola eliyobola liyobola aliyubola elingeyubola lingeyubola
Class 6 ayobola ayobola eyobola awayubola angeyubola engeyubola
Class 7 siyobola esiyobola siyobola asiyubola esingeyubola singeyubola
Class 8 ziyobola eziyobola ziyobola aziyubola ezingeyubola zingeyubola
Class 9 iyobola eyobola iyobola ayiyubola engeyubola ingeyubola
Class 10 ziyobola eziyobola ziyobola aziyubola ezingeyubola zingeyubola
Class 11 luyobola oluyobola luyobola aluyubola olungeyubola lungeyubola
Class 14 buyobola obuyobola buyobola abuyubola obungeyubola bungeyubola
Class 15 kuyobola okuyobola kuyobola akuyubola okungeyubola kungeyubola
Class 17 kuyobola okuyobola kuyobola akuyubola okungeyubola kungeyubola
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngibole ngingaboli
2nd singular ubole ungaboli
1st plural sibole singaboli
2nd plural nibole ningaboli
Class 1 abole angaboli
Class 2 babole bangaboli
Class 3 ubole ungaboli
Class 4 ibole ingaboli
Class 5 libole lingaboli
Class 6 abole angaboli
Class 7 sibole singaboli
Class 8 zibole zingaboli
Class 9 ibole ingaboli
Class 10 zibole zingaboli
Class 11 lubole lungaboli
Class 14 bubole bungaboli
Class 15 kubole kungaboli
Class 17 kubole kungaboli
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngabola ngangabola, angabola, angangabola
2nd singular wabola wangabola, awabola, awangabola
1st plural sabola sangabola, asabola, asangabola
2nd plural nabola nangabola, anabola, anangabola
Class 1 wabola wangabola, akabola, akangabola
Class 2 babola bangabola, ababola, abangabola
Class 3 wabola wangabola, awabola, awangabola
Class 4 yabola yangabola, ayabola, ayangabola
Class 5 labola langabola, alabola, alangabola
Class 6 abola angabola, awabola, awangabola
Class 7 sabola sangabola, asabola, asangabola
Class 8 zabola zangabola, azabola, azangabola
Class 9 yabola yangabola, ayabola, ayangabola
Class 10 zabola zangabola, azabola, azangabola
Class 11 lwabola lwangabola, alwabola, alwangabola
Class 14 babola bangabola, ababola, abangabola
Class 15 kwabola kwangabola, akwabola, akwangabola
Class 17 kwabola kwangabola, akwabola, akwangabola