bal

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See also: BAL, Bal, bál, bål, baḻ, băl, and bæl
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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *bala, cognate to Lithuanian bãlas ‎(white), Latvian bàls ‎(pale) and Greek (Hes.) φαλός λευκός ‎(falós lefkós)[1].

Noun[edit]

bal m (indefinite plural bala, definite singular bali, definite plural balat)

  1. dog or goat (with a white spot on the forehead)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 15

Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic бал
Roman bal
Perso-Arabic بال

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bạl ‎(honey).

Noun[edit]

bal ‎(definite accusative balı, plural ballar)

  1. honey

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bạl ‎(honey).

Noun[edit]

bal

  1. honey, mead
  2. ball, dance party

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m ‎(plural ballen, diminutive balletje n)

  1. a ball or any object with such a shape
  2. (informal) testicle, nut
  3. (sports) pass, shot
    Lekker balletje!‎ ― Nice pass/shot!

bal n ‎(plural bals, diminutive balletje n)

  1. ball, dance party

Verb[edit]

bal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ballen
  2. imperative of ballen

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m ‎(plural bals)

  1. dance party, ball

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Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

bâl f ‎(plural balabalai)

  1. ball

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bal (comparative balabb, superlative legbalabb)

  1. left

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bal
accusative balt
dative balnak
instrumental ballal
causal-final balért
translative ballá
terminative balig
essive-formal balként
essive-modal
inessive balban
superessive balon
adessive balnál
illative balba
sublative balra
allative balhoz
elative balból
delative balról
ablative baltól

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bal

  1. rafsi of banli.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bald, from Proto-Germanic *balþaz. Cognate with German bald.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bal

  1. nearly, almost

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m inan

  1. ball (formal dance)

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • bal in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with बाल ‎(bāl), Punjabi ਵਾਲ ‎(vāl, hair).

Noun[edit]

bal m ‎(plural bal)

  1. a single hair
  2. (in the plural) hair

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bal, from Late Latin ballare.

Noun[edit]

bal m (plural bals)

  1. ball (formal dance)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal m ‎(Cyrillic spelling бал)

  1. ball (dance)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal c

  1. bale, bundle (big packet of things)
  2. Formal gathering for dance, ball

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bal balen balar balarna
Genitive bals balens balars balarnas
Inflection of bal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bal balen baler balerna
Genitive bals balens balers balernas

Related terms[edit]

bale
ball

References[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bạl ‎(honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal ‎(definite accusative balı, plural ballar)

  1. honey

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Turkmen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bạl ‎(honey).

Noun[edit]

bal ‎(definite accusative baly, plural ballar)

  1. honey

Tübatulabal[edit]

Noun[edit]

bal

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Kroeber, Shoshonean Dialects of California, in University of California Publications: American archaeology and ethnology, volume 4, page 81

Volapük[edit]

Volapük cardinal numbers
1 2  > 
    Cardinal : bal
    Ordinal : balid
    Adverbial : balna

Numeral[edit]

bal

  1. (cardinal) one

Derived terms[edit]