ballare

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See also: ballaré

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin ballō, borrowed from, or related to, Ancient Greek βαλλίζω (ballízō), from Proto-Indo-European *bal- (to shake; to dance). Compare Spanish bailar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /balˈla.re/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bal‧là‧re
  • Rhymes: -are

Verb[edit]

ballare

  1. (intransitive) to dance
    Andiamo a ballare.Let's go dancing.
    Synonym: danzare
  2. (intransitive) to fidget
  3. (intransitive) to totter, wobble, shake
  4. (transitive) to dance or perform a particular dance

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • ballare often implies a more casual form of dancing than its synonym danzare.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ballāre

  1. present active infinitive of ballō (to dance)

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin ballāre, borrowed from, or related to, Ancient Greek βαλλίζω (ballízō), from Proto-Indo-European *bal- (to shake; to dance).

Verb[edit]

ballare

  1. (Logudorese, Nuorese, Limba Sarda Comuna, transitive, intransitive) to dance

Conjugation[edit]

  • Logudorese conjugation:
  • Conjugation according to the Limba Sarda Comuna:

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ballare

  1. comparative degree of ball