بالغ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب ل غ ‎(b-l-ḡ); compare بَلَغَ ‎(balaḡa, to reach, to arrive, to come to, to amount to).

Verb[edit]

بَالَغَ ‎(bālaḡa) III, non-past يُبَالِغُ‎ (yubāliḡu)

  1. to exaggerate, to overdo (with فِي ‎())
  2. to do one’s utmost, to go to the greatest lengths
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of the verb بَلَغَ ‎(balaḡa, to reach, to arrive, to come to, to amount to), from the root ب ل غ ‎(b-l-ḡ).

Adjective[edit]

بَالِغ ‎(bāliḡ)

  1. (superlative form) extensive, far-reaching
  2. considerable, profound, serious
  3. intense, high, extreme, strong
  4. (of feelings) violent, vehement
  5. mature, of age, in one’s majority, adult
Declension[edit]

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بالغ ‎(bâleğ) ‎(comparative بالغ‌تر, superlative بالغ‌ترین)

  1. adult
  2. mature
  3. ripe
  4. in one's majority

Noun[edit]

بالغ ‎(bâleğ) ‎(plural بالغان ‎(bâleğân) or بالغ‌ها ‎(bâleğ-hâ))

  1. adult

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From an Eastern Iranian language.

Noun[edit]

بالغ ‎(bâloq)

  1. drinking horn