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.

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.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

-bala

  1. to count
  2. to calculate

Inflection[edit]

Tone class L
Infinitive ukubala
Imperative Imperative
+ object prefix
Singular bala bale
Plural balani baleni
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, ngibalē bengibala
2nd singular ubalile, ubalē ubebala
1st plural sibalile, sibalē sibebala
2nd plural nibalile, nibalē nibebala
Class 1 ubalile, ubalē ubebala
Class 2 babalile, babalē bebebala
Class 3 ubalile, ubalē bewubala
Class 4 ibalile, ibalē beyibala
Class 5 libalile, libalē belibala
Class 6 abalile, abalē abebala
Class 7 sibalile, sibalē besibala
Class 8 zibalile, zibalē bezibala
Class 9 ibalile, ibalē beyibala
Class 10 zibalile, zibalē bezibala
Class 11 lubalile, lubalē belubala
Class 14 bubalile, bubalē bebubala
Class 15 kubalile, kubalē bekubala
Class 17 kubalile, kubalē bekubala
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngābala ngangibala
2nd singular wābala wawubala
1st plural sābala sasibala
2nd plural nābala nanibala
Class 1 wābala wayebala
Class 2 bābala babebala
Class 3 wābala wawubala
Class 4 yābala yayibala
Class 5 lābala lalibala
Class 6 ābala ayebala
Class 7 sābala sasibala
Class 8 zābala zazibala
Class 9 yābala yayibala
Class 10 zābala zazibala
Class 11 lwābala lwalubala
Class 14 bābala babubala
Class 15 kwābala kwakubala
Class 17 kwābala kwakubala
Future
1st singular ngizobala
2nd singular uzobala
1st plural sizobala
2nd plural nizobala
Class 1 uzobala
Class 2 bazobala
Class 3 uzobala
Class 4 izobala
Class 5 lizobala
Class 6 azobala
Class 7 sizobala
Class 8 zizobala
Class 9 izobala
Class 10 zizobala
Class 11 luzobala
Class 14 buzobala
Class 15 kuzobala
Class 17 kuzobala