bala

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See also: bală, bála, bała, balâ, bāla, and bālā

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bullet

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French balle.

Noun[edit]

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bullet

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. child
  2. foal

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بلاء (balā’, misfortune).

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. misfortune

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

bālā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of bālō

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Common Slavic *bolto (swamp) and Lithuanian báltas (white).

Noun[edit]

balà f stress pattern 2/4

  1. swamp, mire, morass

References[edit]

  • bala in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French balle, from Middle French balle from Northern Italian balla (ball), from Lombardic *palla, *balla (ball), from Proto-Germanic *ballô (ball), from Proto-Indo-European *bholn- (bubble), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, swell, inflate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet
  2. (Brazil) candy

Synonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian ballo, from Old High German balo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧la

Noun[edit]

bȁla f (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ла)

  1. bale, bundle, pack (bundle of goods)
  2. (regional) ball, sphere
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin. Possibly a Dalmatian substratum word; compare Romanian bale (slobber, saliva).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧la

Noun[edit]

bȁla f (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ла)

  1. (usually in the plural) mucus, snivel
  2. (usually in the plural, informal) snot
  3. (usually in the plural) slobber
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • bala” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • bala” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French balle.

Noun[edit]

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet

Verb[edit]

bala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of balar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of balar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of balar.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bala.

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. bullet

Wolof[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bala

  1. before