balla

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla (plural ballas)

  1. (nonstandard, slang) One who is a superior ball player (usually basketball).
    Wow! This guy's a serious balla; he's gonna go pro.

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

balla

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of ballar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of ballar

Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla f (please provide plural)

  1. trap

References[edit]

  • “balla” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

at balla (third person singular past indicative ballaði, supine ballað)

  1. to wrap

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wall, from Old English weall (wall, dike), from Proto-Germanic *wallaz, *wallą (wall, rampart, entrenchment), from Latin vallum (wall, rampart, entrenchment, palisade), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn, wind, roll).

Noun[edit]

balla m (genitive balla, nominative plural ballaí)

  1. wall

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
balla bhalla mballa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla f (plural balle)

  1. a large bundle, torsello or bale.
  2. a falsehood, a lie.
  3. (vulgar, especially in plural) a testicle, bollock.

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Verb[edit]

balla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ballare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ballare

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla n

  1. definite plural of ball (Etymology 2)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla n

  1. definite plural of ball (Etymology 2)

Romansch[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla f (plural ballas)

  1. (sports, Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) ball

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

balla m (genitive balla, plural ballachan)

  1. wall

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

balla

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of ball

See also[edit]