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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish bolsa (literally purse).

NounEdit

bolsa (plural bolsas)

  1. (historical, Spanish America and Philippines) An exchange for the transaction of business.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish bolsa, from Late Latin bursa, from the Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide, wine-skin). A corrected form of bulsa, with the letter o retained.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bol‧sa

NounEdit

bolsa

  1. a pocket; a small bag inside a garment for carrying small items
  2. (obsolete) a sack; a large bag of strong, coarse material for storage and handling of various commodities, such as potatoes, coal, coffee
  3. (historical) a bolsa

VerbEdit

bolsa

  1. to put something into a pocket
  2. to take and keep (especially money) that which is not one's own

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:bolsa.


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bolsa

  1. feminine singular of bolso

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese bolsa.

NounEdit

bolsa

  1. bag
  2. grant, scholarship

ReferencesEdit

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Late Latin bursa.

NounEdit

bolsa f (Latin spelling)

  1. bag

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese bolssa, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bolsa f (plural bolsas)

  1. stock exchange (building and the associated organization)
  2. (chiefly Brazil) purse, handbag, bag
  3. grant, scholarship (for scientific research)

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SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide). Cognate with English bourse and burse.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bolsa f (plural bolsas)

  1. bag
  2. coin purse
  3. purse, handbag
  4. (finance) stock exchange
  5. pouch (of marsupials)
  6. (Mexico, Central America, Philippines) pocket (in clothing)

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ReferencesEdit

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