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

Chichewa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bála class 5 ‎(plural mabála)

  1. wound, injury
  2. defect, physical problem

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English bar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bála class 5 ‎(plural mabála)

  1. bar (establishment where alcoholic beverages can be sold)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

-bala

  1. to bear, give forth

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

References[edit]


Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Proto-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 *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]

Borrowing from Spanish bala.

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. bullet

Wolof[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bala

  1. before

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb[edit]

-bala

  1. to count
  2. to calculate

Inflection[edit]

Tone class L
Infinitive ukubala
Imperative
Singular bala
Plural balani
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyabala, ngibala ngibala ngibale
2nd singular uyabala, ubala ubala ubale
1st plural siyabala, sibala sibala sibale
2nd plural niyabala, nibala nibala nibale
Class 1 uyabala, ubala ebala abale
Class 2 bayabala, babala bebala babale
Class 3 uyabala, ubala ubala ubale
Class 4 iyabala, ibala ibala ibale
Class 5 liyabala, libala libala libale
Class 6 ayabala, abala ebala abale
Class 7 siyabala, sibala sibala sibale
Class 8 ziyabala, zibala zibala zibale
Class 9 iyabala, ibala ibala ibale
Class 10 ziyabala, zibala zibala zibale
Class 11 luyabala, lubala lubala lubale
Class 14 buyabala, bubala bubala bubale
Class 15 kuyabala, kubala kubala kubale
Class 17 kuyabala, kubala kubala kubale
Recent past Recent past
continuous
1st singular ngibalile, ngibale bengibala
2nd singular ubalile, ubale ubebala
1st plural sibalile, sibale sibebala
2nd plural nibalile, nibale nibebala
Class 1 ubalile, ubale ubebala
Class 2 babalile, babale bebebala
Class 3 ubalile, ubale bewubala
Class 4 ibalile, ibale beyibala
Class 5 libalile, libale belibala
Class 6 abalile, abale abebala
Class 7 sibalile, sibale besibala
Class 8 zibalile, zibale bezibala
Class 9 ibalile, ibale beyibala
Class 10 zibalile, zibale bezibala
Class 11 lubalile, lubale belubala
Class 14 bubalile, bubale bebubala
Class 15 kubalile, kubale bekubala
Class 17 kubalile, kubale bekubala
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngabala ngangibala
2nd singular wabala wawubala
1st plural sabala sasibala
2nd plural nabala nanibala
Class 1 wabala wayebala
Class 2 babala babebala
Class 3 wabala wawubala
Class 4 yabala yayibala
Class 5 labala lalibala
Class 6 abala ayebala
Class 7 sabala sasibala
Class 8 zabala zazibala
Class 9 yabala yayibala
Class 10 zabala zazibala
Class 11 lwabala lwalubala
Class 14 babala babubala
Class 15 kwabala kwakubala
Class 17 kwabala kwakubala
Future
1st singular ngizobala, ngobala
2nd singular uzobala, wobala
1st plural sizobala, sobala
2nd plural nizobala, nobala
Class 1 uzobala, wobala
Class 2 bazobala, bobala
Class 3 uzobala, wobala
Class 4 izobala, yobala
Class 5 lizobala, lobala
Class 6 azobala, obala
Class 7 sizobala, sobala
Class 8 zizobala, zobala
Class 9 izobala, yobala
Class 10 zizobala, zobala
Class 11 luzobala, lobala
Class 14 buzobala, bobala
Class 15 kuzobala, kobala
Class 17 kuzobala, kobala