ballen

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See also: Ballen, bällen, and Bällen

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

ballen

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of ballar

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑlə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bal‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɑlən

Etymology 1[edit]

From bal +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

ballen

  1. (intransitive) to play with a ball
  2. (transitive) to form into a ball or similar shape; to clasp, clench (into a fist)
  3. (transitive, vulgar) to fuck

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of ballen (weak)
infinitive ballen
past singular balde
past participle gebald
infinitive ballen
gerund ballen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular bal balde
2nd person sing. (jij) balt balde
2nd person sing. (u) balt balde
2nd person sing. (gij) balt balde
3rd person singular balt balde
plural ballen balden
subjunctive sing.1 balle balde
subjunctive plur.1 ballen balden
imperative sing. bal
imperative plur.1 balt
participles ballend gebald
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

ballen

  1. Plural form of bal

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Old High German or borrowed from Old French bale, or a related term in the Romance family. Probably cognate with English bale, which is itself of similar uncertain etymological derivation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ballen (third-person singular simple present ballt, past tense ballte, past participle geballt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to agglomerate
  2. to bale
  3. (fist) to clench
  4. (clouds) to gather

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpallen/

Verb[edit]

ballen

  1. first-person singular past indicative of ballat

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

ballen m

  1. definite singular of ball

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

ballen m

  1. definite singular of ball

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ballen

  1. definite singular of balle