bal

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See also: bál, bål, baḻ, băl, bæl, ball, and Ball

Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *bala, cognate to Lithuanian bãlas (white), Latvian bàls (pale) and Greek (Hes.) φαλός λευκός (falós lefkós)[1].

Noun[edit]

bal m (indefinite plural bala, definite singular bali, definite plural balat)

  1. dog or goat (with a white spot on the forehead)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 15

Azeri[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal (definite accusative [[bal{{{1}}}#Azeri|bal{{{1}}}]], plural [[bal{{{2}}}#Azeri|bal{{{2}}}]])

  1. honey

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal

  1. honey, mead
  2. ball, dance party

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m (plural ballen, diminutive balletje n)

  1. a ball or any object with such a shape
  2. (informal) testicle, nut
  3. (sports) pass, shot
    Lekker balletje! - Nice pass/shot!

bal n (plural bals, diminutive balletje n)

  1. ball, dance party

Verb[edit]

bal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ballen
  2. imperative of ballen

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m (plural baaux)

  1. dance party, ball

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Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

bâl f (plural balabalai)

  1. ball

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bal (comparative balabb, superlative legbalabb)

  1. left

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bal

  1. rafsi of banli.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bald, from Proto-Germanic *balþaz. Cognate with German bald.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bal

  1. nearly, almost

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m

  1. ball (formal dance)

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • bal” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with बाल (bāl), Punjabi ਵਾਲ (vāl, hair).

Noun[edit]

bal m (plural bal)

  1. a single hair
  2. (in the plural) hair

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bal, from Late Latin ballare.

Noun[edit]

bal m (plural bals)

  1. ball (formal dance)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m (Cyrillic spelling бал)

  1. ball (dance)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal c

  1. bale, bundle (big packet of things)
  2. Formal gathering for dance, ball

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

bale
ball

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bạl (honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal (definite accusative balı, plural ballar)

  1. honey

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Turkmen[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkmen|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkmen|{{{2}}}]])

  1. honey

Volapük[edit]

Volapük cardinal numbers
  1 2
    Cardinal : bal
    Ordinal : balid
    Adverbial : balna

Numeral[edit]

bal

  1. (cardinal) one

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