balle

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See also: Balle, ballé, ballē, ballë, and Bälle

Dutch[edit]

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balle

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of ballen

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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 Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to blow, swell, inflate). Akin to Old High German ballo, bal (ball) (German Ballen (bale); Ball (ball)). More at ball.

Noun[edit]

balle f (plural balles)

  1. (small) ball
    balle de golf
    golf ball
    balle de tennis
    tennis ball
  2. bullet
  3. (colloquial) franc (French franc), euro

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French balle (large bundle, package), from Old French bale (rolled-up bundle, packet of goods), from Frankish *balla, from Proto-Germanic *ballô (ball), from Proto-Indo-European *bholn- (bubble), from Proto-Indo-European *bhel- (to swell, inflate, blow). Akin to Old High German balo "pack, bale", balla (ball), Middle High German bal, balle (clench, bale, ball) (German Ballen (bale)). More at bale.

Noun[edit]

balle f (plural balles)

  1. bundle of goods, packet tied and held together with string

Etymology 3[edit]

From Gaulish *balu.

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Noun[edit]

balle f (uncountable)

  1. chaff (inedible casing of a grain seed)

References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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German[edit]

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Verb[edit]

balle

  1. First-person singular present of ballen.
  2. Imperative singular of ballen.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive I of ballen.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive I of ballen.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

balle f

  1. plural of balla

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Latvian[edit]

Balle

Noun[edit]

balle f (5th declension)

  1. ball (old-fashioned spacious, luxurious dancing party)
    balles tērpsball dress, clothes
    zaļumu balleopen-air ball, dancing party
    masku ballemasquerade (lit. mask ball)
  2. (colloquial) a small party, with food and drinks
    vakar pēc sapulces ceplī bijusi īsta balleyesterday after the meeting in the kiln there was a real ball

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Limburgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

balle n

  1. playing with a ball

Verb[edit]

balle

  1. to play with a ball

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See French balle.

Noun[edit]

balle f (plural balles)

  1. ball (spherical object used in games)
    1. small metal ball used as artillery
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Etymology 2[edit]

See French balle.

Noun[edit]

balle f (plural balles)

  1. bundle

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

balle f (plural balles)

  1. (Jersey) ball
  2. (Jersey) bullet

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Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

balle

  1. inflection of ballat:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Swedish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

balle

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of ball.

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Noun[edit]

balle c

  1. (colloquial) penis; shlong
  2. (colloquial) testicle, usually in the plural
  3. (colloquial, southern Sweden) buttock
Declension[edit]
Declension of balle 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative balle ballen ballar ballarna
Genitive balles ballens ballars ballarnas