bola

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See also: bóła and bȫła

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bola.

Noun[edit]

bóla

  1. ball

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bola

  1. ball

Portuguese[edit]

bola de futebol

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal bola, from Latin bulla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. ball, sphere, round object
  2. (sports) ball
  3. fat person
  4. (slang) testicle

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal bola < Latin bulla.

Noun[edit]

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. ball
  2. (Dominican Republic, slang) hitchhiking, free ride
    Tomamos una bola para llegar aquí. — We hitchhiked here.
  3. (slang) testicle

References[edit]

  • Orlando Alba, Cómo hablamos los dominicanos, Santo Domingo, Amigo del Hogar, 2003. (full text)

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

bola

  1. A ball, sphere, or any round object.

Verb[edit]

mambola

  1. To flatter; to jest; to put someone on.
    Ang babango ng mga papuri mo, nambobola ka na yata!
    Your words are so nice, you must be flattering!

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Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic бола
Roman bola
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāla

Noun[edit]

bola (plural bolalar)

  1. child
  2. young (of an animal)

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

bola m (plural boliau)

  1. stomach

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bola fola mola unchanged