balas

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See also: bālas and bālās

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bales, balais, from Old French balais, from Arabic بلخش (balaxš), from Persian بلخش (balaxš), a form of بدخش (badaxš, balas), related to بدخشان (badaxšân, Badakhshan), the region where they are found.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

balas (plural balases)

  1. (archaic) A type of rose-coloured spinel once thought to be a form of ruby (now usually used attributively: balas-ruby).

Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

balàs m

  1. (financial) balance
  2. payment due for work done

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

balás

  1. sand

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

bālās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of bālō

Lithuanian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

balas m (feminine balà) stress pattern 4

  1. Alternative form of báltas (white)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

balas f

  1. plural form of bala

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

balas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of balar.