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AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *bālnai, from Proto-Indo-European *bhḷəno. Compare Ancient Greek φαλλός (phallós, penis), Latin follis (bellows), Old Irish ball (limb, member, part, body part)[1], Old High German ballo, balla (buttocks). Occurs exclusively in the plural form.

NounEdit

bolle m pl

  1. testicles
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 30

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔlə/, [ˈb̥ʌlə]

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

bolle c (singular definite bollen, plural indefinite boller)

  1. bun, bread roll
  2. meatball, dumpling
  3. ring (diacritical mark in the shape of a hollow circle)
  4. (dated) bowl
  5. (slang, chiefly plural) testicles
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the obsolete bolle ("bull"), or a variant of bole (to whore).

VerbEdit

bolle (imperative bol, infinitive at bolle, present tense boller, past tense bollede, perfect tense har bollet)

  1. boff, screw, shag (see Thesaurus:copulate)
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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

bolle f

  1. plural of bolla

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NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bullio

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bolle

  1. to boil (be in the state of boiling)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

bolle f (plural bolles)

  1. (Jersey) bowl

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bolli

NounEdit

bolle m (definite singular bollen, indefinite plural boller, definite plural bollene)

  1. a bun (small cake containing yeast and dried fruit)
  2. a bowl (deep dish)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bolli

NounEdit

bolle m (definite singular bollen, indefinite plural bollar, definite plural bollane)

  1. a bun (as above)
  2. a bowl (deep dish)

Derived termsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bullǭ (ball, round object, shell), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰln-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, inflate, swell, bubble). Cognate with Old Frisian bolla (goblet), Old Saxon bollo (goblet), Old High German bolla (round vessel, bowl), Old Norse bolli (goblet, cup).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbol.le/, [ˈboɫːe]

NounEdit

bolle f

  1. bowl, cup, pot, beaker, measure.

DeclensionEdit

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West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

bolle c (plural bollen)

  1. bull