بلا

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See also: پلاand تلا

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب ل و(b-l-w).

Verb[edit]

بَلَا (balā) I, non-past يَبْلُو‎‎ (yablū)

  1. to test, to try
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 18:7:
      إِنَّا جَعَلْنَا مَا عَلَى ٱلْأَرْضِ زِينَةً لَهَا لِنَبْلُوَهُمْ أَيُّهُمْ أَحْسَنُ عَمَلًا
      ʾinnā jaʿalnā mā ʿalā l-ʾarḍi zīnatan lahā linabluwahum ʾayyuhum ʾaḥsanu ʿamalan
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 21:35:
      وَنَبْلُوكُم بِٱلشَّرِّ وَٱلْخَيْرِ فِتْنَةً
      wanablūkum bi-š-šarri wal-ḵayri fitnatan
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

بِـ(bi-) + لَا()

Preposition[edit]

بِلَا (bilā)

  1. without
Antonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

بَلَّا (ballā) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine dual past active indicative of بَلَّ(balla)

Verb[edit]

بُلَّا (bullā) (form I)

  1. inflection of بَلَّ(balla):
    1. second-person dual imperative active
    2. third-person masculine dual past passive indicative

Noun[edit]

بَلًّا (ballan)

  1. indefinite accusative of بَلّ(ball)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بلا(balâ), ultimately from Arabic بَلَاء(balāʾ, affliction).

Noun[edit]

بلا (belâ)

  1. problem, trouble, disaster
    Synonyms: الم(elem), زقوم(zıkkım), علت(ʼillet)

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: belâ
  • Crimean Tatar: belâ

Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بلا(balâ), ultimately from Arabic بَلَاء(balāʾ, affliction).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بلا (bëlâf

  1. monster

Declension[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَلَاء(balāʾ, affliction).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بلا (balâ) (plural بلاها(balâ-hâ))

  1. affliction

Derived terms[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بِلَا(bilā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.la/, [ˈba.la]
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

بلا (bala)

  1. without
    Synonyms: بدون(bidūn), من دون(min dūn)
    Antonyms: (together with) مع(maʕ), (by means of) بـ(bi-), في(fi)

Inflection[edit]

    Inflected forms of بلا
Base form بلا (bala)
Personal-pronoun-
including forms
singular plural
m f
1st person بلاي(balāy) بلانا(balāna)
2nd person بلاك(balāk) بلاك(balāki) بلاكم(balākom)
3rd person بلاه(balā) بلاها(balāha) بلاهم(balāhom)

See also[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian بلا(balâ), from Arabic بَلَاء(balāʾ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بلا (balāf (Hindi spelling बला)

  1. affliction, scourge
    Synonym: غضب(ġazab)
  2. great trouble, tribulation
    Synonym: مصیبت(musībat)
  3. misfortune, calamity, plague
    Synonyms: آفت(āfat), قیامت(qayāmat)
  4. monster, hag, curse (agent of affliction, trouble or misfortune)
Declension[edit]
Declension of بلا
singular plural
direct بلا(balā) بلائیں(balāẽ)
oblique بلا(balā) بلاؤں(balāõ)
vocative بلا(balā) بلاؤ(balāo)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بلا (bullām (Hindi spelling बुल्ला)

  1. bubble
    Synonym: بلبلا(bulbulā)
Declension[edit]
Declension of بلا
singular plural
direct بُلا(bullā) بُلے(bullē)
oblique بُلے(bullē) بُلوں(bullō̃)
vocative بُلے(bullē) بُلو(bullō)

Etymology 3[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀩𑀺𑀟𑀸𑀮 (biḍāla), 𑀩𑀺𑀮𑀸𑀮 (bilāla), from Sanskrit बिडाल (biḍāla).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بلا (billām (Hindi spelling बिल्ला)

  1. tomcat
Declension[edit]
Declension of بلا
singular plural
direct بِلا(billā) بِلے(billē)
oblique بِلے(billē) بِلوں(billō̃)
vocative بِلے(billē) بِلو(billō)

Etymology 4[edit]

From Sanskrit वलक (valaka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَلّا (ballām (Hindi spelling बल्ला)

  1. bat, club
Declension[edit]
Declension of بلا
singular plural
direct بلّا(ballā) بلّے(ballē)
oblique بلّے(ballē) بلّوں(ballō̃)
vocative بلّے(ballē) بلّو(ballō)
Derived terms[edit]