بلع

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See also: بلغ‎, تلغ, and ب ل غ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب ل ع(b-l-ʿ), cognate with Hebrew בָּלַע(swallow, engulf).

Verb[edit]

بَلِعَ or بَلَعَ (balaʿa or baliʿa) I, non-past يَبْلَعُ‎‎ (yablaʿu)

  1. to swallow
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: bela'
  • Moroccan Arabic: بلع(blaʕ)

Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of بَلَعَ(balaʿa, to swallow).

Verb[edit]

بَلَّعَ (ballaʿa) II, non-past يُبَلِّعُ‎‎ (yuballiʿu)

  1. to make or cause to swallow
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَلْع (balʿm

  1. verbal noun of بَلَعَ (balaʿa) (form I)
  2. verbal noun of بَلِعَ (baliʿa) (form I)
  3. swallowing, gulp
Declension[edit]

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic بَلَعَ(balaʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blaʕ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

بلع (blaʕ) (form I, non-past يبلع(yiblaʕ))

  1. (transitive) to swallow
    Synonym: سرط(sraṭ)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic بَلَّعَ(ballaʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بلع (ballaʕ) (form II, non-past يبلع(yballaʕ))

  1. (transitive) to close
    Synonyms: غلق(ḡlaq), سد(sadd)
    بلع الباب.‎‎
    ballaʕ el-bāb
    Close the door.
Conjugation[edit]

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَلْع(balʿ).

Noun[edit]

بلع (bal')

  1. swallowing, gulp

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

بلع (bal')

  1. present stem form of بلعیدن