balsa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish balsa, from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, probably Basque [Term?] or Iberian [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

balsa (countable and uncountable, plural balsas)

  1. A large tree, Ochroma pyramidale, native to tropical America, with wood that is very light in weight.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of this tree.
  3. A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.

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Finnish[edit]

(index b)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bal‧sa

Noun[edit]

balsa

  1. balsa (wood)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of balsa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative balsa balsat
genitive balsan balsojen
partitive balsaa balsoja
illative balsaan balsoihin
singular plural
nominative balsa balsat
accusative nom. balsa balsat
gen. balsan
genitive balsan balsojen
balsainrare
partitive balsaa balsoja
inessive balsassa balsoissa
elative balsasta balsoista
illative balsaan balsoihin
adessive balsalla balsoilla
ablative balsalta balsoilta
allative balsalle balsoille
essive balsana balsoina
translative balsaksi balsoiksi
instructive balsoin
abessive balsatta balsoitta
comitative balsoineen

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

balsa m (plural balsas)

  1. balsa (tree, wood)

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English balsa, from Spanish balsa.

Noun[edit]

balsa m (genitive singular balsa)

  1. balsa (tree, wood)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
balsa bhalsa mbalsa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpalːsa/

Noun[edit]

balsa

  1. mound, tussock

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, ls-lss gradation
Nominative balsa
Genitive balssa
Singular Plural
Nominative balsa balssat
Accusative balssa balssaid
Genitive balssa balssaid
Illative balsii balssaide
Locative balssas balssain
Comitative balssain balssaiguin
Essive balsan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person balsan balsame balsamet
2nd person balsat balsade balsadet
3rd person balsas balsaska balsaset

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish balsa

Noun[edit]

balsa f (plural balsas)

  1. ferry (boat)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, probably Basque [Term?] or Iberian [Term?].

Noun[edit]

balsa f (plural balsas)

  1. pool
  2. raft
  3. ferry
  4. balsa (tree)

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish, from a a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, probably from Basque [Term?] or Iberian [Term?]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bal‧sa

Noun[edit]

balsa

  1. raft