بلية

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب ل و(b-l-w).

Noun[edit]

بَلِيَّة (baliyyaf (plural بَلَايَا(balāyā))

  1. plight, calamity, dire state
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian bilia, biglia (whence also Turkish bilye (marble to play)), itself from French bille, from Proto-Germanic *bikkilaz (piece of bone; pebble).

Noun[edit]

بِلْيَة (bilyaf (plural بِلًى(bilan))

  1. marble to play
    Synonyms: (Syria) كُلَّة(kulla), (Gulf Arabic) تِيلَة(tīla), (Hijazi) بَرَجُون(barajōn), (Southwest Syria, Lebanon) دَحَل(daḥal)
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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ب ل ي

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بلية (balyaf (plural بليات(balyāt))

  1. addiction
    بليتها غتخرج عليها وعلى قرايتها.‎‎
    balyitha ḡa-tuḵruj ʕlīha w ʕla qrāyitha.
    Her addiction will ruin her life and her studies.
    بليته هي الكورة.‎‎
    baliytu hiyya l-kūra.
    His addiction is football.