bala

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See also: bală, bála, bała, balâ, bāla, bālā, and bala'

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala f ‎(plural bales)

  1. bullet

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French balle.

Noun[edit]

bala f ‎(plural bales)

  1. bullet

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. child
  2. foal

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

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala f ‎(plural balas)

  1. bullet

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَلَاء ‎(balāʾ, misfortune).

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. misfortune

Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit बल ‎(bala, power, strength)

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. (military) strength
  2. (military) army
  3. supporter [1]

References[edit]

  • "bala" in W. J. S. Poerwadarminta, Bausastra Jawa. J. B. Wolters' Uitgevers-Maatschappij N. V. Groningen, Batavia, 1939
  1. ^ "bala" in J. W. M. Bakker & Fr. M. Sunarwidjaja, The Giri Sonta Course for Javanese (Lexicon). Giri Sonta, Ungaran, 1964

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

bālā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of bālō

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Common Slavic *bolto ‎(swamp) and Lithuanian báltas ‎(white).

Noun[edit]

balà f stress pattern 2/4

  1. swamp, mire, morass

References[edit]

  • bala in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė

Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

bala

  1. inflection of ballat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala n

  1. strength
  2. power
  3. force
  4. army, military force

Synonyms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French balle, from Middle French balle from Northern Italian balla ‎(ball), from Lombardic *palla, *balla ‎(ball), from Proto-Germanic *ballô ‎(ball), from Proto-Indo-European *bholn- ‎(bubble), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- ‎(to blow, swell, inflate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet, projectile (part of the ammunition for firearms)
  2. (Brazil) candy, sweet
  3. (Brazil, slang) ecstasy pill

Synonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian ballo, from Old High German balo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧la

Noun[edit]

bȁla f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ба̏ла)

  1. bale, bundle, pack (bundle of goods)
  2. (regional) ball, sphere
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin. Possibly a Dalmatian substratum word; compare Romanian bale ‎(slobber, saliva).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧la

Noun[edit]

bȁla f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ба̏ла)

  1. (usually in the plural) mucus, snivel
  2. (usually in the plural, informal) snot
  3. (usually in the plural) slobber
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • bala” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • bala” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French balle.

Noun[edit]

bala f ‎(plural balas)

  1. bullet

Verb[edit]

bala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of balar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of balar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of balar.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bala.

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. bullet

Wolof[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bala

  1. before