bălăi

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See also: balai, bālai, and bălai

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably imitative in origin. Compare Serbo-Croatian blejati, German bellen, Latin bālāre (whence Spanish balar). The Romanian word was thought by some to be linked to or derived from the Latin one.[1]

Verb[edit]

a bălăi (third-person singular present bălăiește, past participle bălăit4th conj.

  1. (uncommon) to baa, bleat, blat

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References[edit]

  1. ^ bălăi in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language), 2004-2017