balia

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See also: balìa and balią

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bali (to break) +‎ -a

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧li‧a

Verb[edit]

balia

  1. imperative of bali

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin bāiulā (literally carrier).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.lja/
  • Rhymes: -alja
  • Hyphenation: bà‧lia

Noun[edit]

balia f (plural balie)

  1. wet nurse
  2. birds from the family Muscicapidae

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French baillie.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈli.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: ba‧lì‧a

Noun[edit]

balia f (plural balie)

  1. power, mercy
  2. (historical) in medieval times, a judiciary with broad powers, typically created in emergency situations
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 balia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bailar and Spanish bailar.

Verb[edit]

balia

  1. to dance

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French baille.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.lja/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -alja
  • Syllabification: ba‧lia

Noun[edit]

balia f (diminutive balijka)

  1. washtub

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “balja”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish)

Further reading[edit]

  • balia in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • balia in Polish dictionaries at PWN