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 class 6)

  1. wound, injury
  2. defect, physical problem

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English bar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bála class 5 (plural mabála class 6)

  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]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “bala”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • bala in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

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

  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.

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bala, from Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb[edit]

-bala

  1. to count

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish bala.

Noun[edit]

bala

  1. bullet

Wolof[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bala

  1. before

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bala, from Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb[edit]

-bala

  1. to count

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bala, from Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb[edit]

-bala

  1. to count
  2. to calculate

Inflection[edit]

Tone L
Infinitive ukubala
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukubala ukungabali
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular bala bale
Plural balani baleni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyabala, ngibala engiyabala, engibala ngibala angibali engingabali ngingabali
2nd singular uyabala, ubala oyabala, obala ubala awubali ongabali ungabali
1st plural siyabala, sibala esiyabala, esibala sibala asibali esingabali singabali
2nd plural niyabala, nibala eniyabala, enibala nibala anibali eningabali ningabali
Class 1 uyabala, ubala oyabala, obala ebala akabali ongabali engabali
Class 2 bayabala, babala abayabala, ababala bebala ababali abangabali bengabali
Class 3 uyabala, ubala oyabala, obala ubala awubali ongabali ungabali
Class 4 iyabala, ibala eyabala, ebala ibala ayibali engabali ingabali
Class 5 liyabala, libala eliyabala, elibala libala alibali elingabali lingabali
Class 6 ayabala, abala ayabala, abala ebala awabali angabali engabali
Class 7 siyabala, sibala esiyabala, esibala sibala asibali esingabali singabali
Class 8 ziyabala, zibala eziyabala, ezibala zibala azibali ezingabali zingabali
Class 9 iyabala, ibala eyabala, ebala ibala ayibali engabali ingabali
Class 10 ziyabala, zibala eziyabala, ezibala zibala azibali ezingabali zingabali
Class 11 luyabala, lubala oluyabala, olubala lubala alubali olungabali lungabali
Class 14 buyabala, bubala obuyabala, obubala bubala abubali obungabali bungabali
Class 15 kuyabala, kubala okuyabala, okubala kubala akubali okungabali kungabali
Class 17 kuyabala, kubala okuyabala, okubala kubala akubali okungabali kungabali
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngibalile, ngibalē engibalile, engibalē ngibalile, ngibalē angibalanga engingabalanga ngingabalanga
2nd singular ubalile, ubalē obalile, obalē ubalile, ubalē awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
1st plural sibalile, sibalē esibalile, esibalē sibalile, sibalē asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
2nd plural nibalile, nibalē enibalile, enibalē nibalile, nibalē anibalanga eningabalanga ningabalanga
Class 1 ubalile, ubalē obalile, obalē ebalile, ebalē akabalanga ongabalanga engabalanga
Class 2 babalile, babalē ababalile, ababalē bebalile, bebalē ababalanga abangabalanga bengabalanga
Class 3 ubalile, ubalē obalile, obalē ubalile, ubalē awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
Class 4 ibalile, ibalē ebalile, ebalē ibalile, ibalē ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 5 libalile, libalē elibalile, elibalē libalile, libalē alibalanga elingabalanga lingabalanga
Class 6 abalile, abalē abalile, abalē ebalile, ebalē awabalanga angabalanga engabalanga
Class 7 sibalile, sibalē esibalile, esibalē sibalile, sibalē asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
Class 8 zibalile, zibalē ezibalile, ezibalē zibalile, zibalē azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 9 ibalile, ibalē ebalile, ebalē ibalile, ibalē ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 10 zibalile, zibalē ezibalile, ezibalē zibalile, zibalē azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 11 lubalile, lubalē olubalile, olubalē lubalile, lubalē alubalanga olungabalanga lungabalanga
Class 14 bubalile, bubalē obubalile, obubalē bubalile, bubalē abubalanga obungabalanga bungabalanga
Class 15 kubalile, kubalē okubalile, okubalē kubalile, kubalē akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Class 17 kubalile, kubalē okubalile, okubalē kubalile, kubalē akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngābala engābala ngābala angibalanga engingabalanga ngingabalanga
2nd singular wābala owābala wābala awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
1st plural sābala esābala sābala asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
2nd plural nābala enābala nābala anibalanga eningabalanga ningabalanga
Class 1 wābala owābala ābala akabalanga ongabalanga engabalanga
Class 2 bābala abābala bābala ababalanga abangabalanga bengabalanga
Class 3 wābala owābala wābala awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
Class 4 yābala eyābala yābala ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 5 lābala elābala lābala alibalanga elingabalanga lingabalanga
Class 6 ābala ābala ābala awabalanga angabalanga engabalanga
Class 7 sābala esābala sābala asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
Class 8 zābala ezābala zābala azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 9 yābala eyābala yābala ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 10 zābala ezābala zābala azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 11 lwābala olwābala lwābala alubalanga olungabalanga lungabalanga
Class 14 bābala obābala bābala abubalanga obungabalanga bungabalanga
Class 15 kwābala okwābala kwābala akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Class 17 kwābala okwābala kwābala akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingabala ngingabala ngingebale ngingebale
2nd singular ungabala ungabala ungebale ungebale
1st plural singabala singabala singebale singebale
2nd plural ningabala ningabala ningebale ningebale
Class 1 angabala engabala angebale engebale
Class 2 bangabala bengabala bangebale bengebale
Class 3 ungabala ungabala ungebale ungebale
Class 4 ingabala ingabala ingebale ingebale
Class 5 lingabala lingabala lingebale lingebale
Class 6 angabala engabala angebale engebale
Class 7 singabala singabala singebale singebale
Class 8 zingabala zingabala zingebale zingebale
Class 9 ingabala ingabala ingebale ingebale
Class 10 zingabala zingabala zingebale zingebale
Class 11 lungabala lungabala lungebale lungebale
Class 14 bungabala bungabala bungebale bungebale
Class 15 kungabala kungabala kungebale kungebale
Class 17 kungabala kungabala kungebale kungebale
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizobala engizobala ngizobala angizubala ngingezubala
2nd singular uzobala ozobala uzobala awuzubala ungezubala
1st plural sizobala esizobala sizobala asizubala singezubala
2nd plural nizobala enizobala nizobala anizubala ningezubala
Class 1 uzobala ozobala ezobala akazubala engezubala
Class 2 bazobala abazobala bezobala abazubala bengezubala
Class 3 uzobala ozobala uzobala awuzubala ungezubala
Class 4 izobala ezobala izobala ayizubala ingezubala
Class 5 lizobala elizobala lizobala alizubala lingezubala
Class 6 azobala azobala ezobala awazubala engezubala
Class 7 sizobala esizobala sizobala asizubala singezubala
Class 8 zizobala ezizobala zizobala azizubala zingezubala
Class 9 izobala ezobala izobala ayizubala ingezubala
Class 10 zizobala ezizobala zizobala azizubala zingezubala
Class 11 luzobala oluzobala luzobala aluzubala lungezubala
Class 14 buzobala obuzobala buzobala abuzubala bungezubala
Class 15 kuzobala okuzobala kuzobala akuzubala kungezubala
Class 17 kuzobala okuzobala kuzobala akuzubala kungezubala
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyobala engiyobala ngiyobala angiyubala ngingeyubala
2nd singular uyobala oyobala uyobala awuyubala ungeyubala
1st plural siyobala esiyobala siyobala asiyubala singeyubala
2nd plural niyobala eniyobala niyobala aniyubala ningeyubala
Class 1 uyobala oyobala eyobala akayubala engeyubala
Class 2 bayobala abayobala beyobala abayubala bengeyubala
Class 3 uyobala oyobala uyobala awuyubala ungeyubala
Class 4 iyobala eyobala iyobala ayiyubala ingeyubala
Class 5 liyobala eliyobala liyobala aliyubala lingeyubala
Class 6 ayobala ayobala eyobala awayubala engeyubala
Class 7 siyobala esiyobala siyobala asiyubala singeyubala
Class 8 ziyobala eziyobala ziyobala aziyubala zingeyubala
Class 9 iyobala eyobala iyobala ayiyubala ingeyubala
Class 10 ziyobala eziyobala ziyobala aziyubala zingeyubala
Class 11 luyobala oluyobala luyobala aluyubala lungeyubala
Class 14 buyobala obuyobala buyobala abuyubala bungeyubala
Class 15 kuyobala okuyobala kuyobala akuyubala kungeyubala
Class 17 kuyobala okuyobala kuyobala akuyubala kungeyubala
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngibale ngingabali
2nd singular ubale ungabali
1st plural sibale singabali
2nd plural nibale ningabali
Class 1 abale angabali
Class 2 babale bangabali
Class 3 ubale ungabali
Class 4 ibale ingabali
Class 5 libale lingabali
Class 6 abale angabali
Class 7 sibale singabali
Class 8 zibale zingabali
Class 9 ibale ingabali
Class 10 zibale zingabali
Class 11 lubale lungabali
Class 14 bubale bungabali
Class 15 kubale kungabali
Class 17 kubale kungabali
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngabala angibala
2nd singular wabala awubala
1st plural sabala asibala
2nd plural nabala anibala
Class 1 wabala akabala
Class 2 babala ababala
Class 3 wabala awubala
Class 4 yabala ayibala
Class 5 labala alibala
Class 6 abala awabala
Class 7 sabala asibala
Class 8 zabala azibala
Class 9 yabala ayibala
Class 10 zabala azibala
Class 11 lwabala alubala
Class 14 babala abubala
Class 15 kwabala akubala
Class 17 kwabala akubala

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]