baseball

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See also: Baseball, base ball, and base-ball

English[edit]

A baseball.
A game of baseball.
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Etymology[edit]

base +‎ ball

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Noun[edit]

baseball ‎(plural baseballs)

  1. A sport common in North America, the Caribbean, and Japan, in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run. The team with the most runs after termination of play, usually nine innings, wins.
    • 1797-1798, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
      It was not very wonderful that Catherine, who had nothing heroic about her, should prefer cricket, base-ball, riding on horseback, and running about the country at the age of fourteen, to books.
  2. The ball used to play the sport of baseball.
  3. A variant of poker in which cards with baseball-related values have special significance.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English baseball.

Noun[edit]

baseball m

  1. baseball

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English baseball.

Noun[edit]

baseball

  1. baseball

Declension[edit]

Inflection of baseball (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative baseball baseballit
genitive baseballin baseballien
partitive baseballia baseballeja
illative baseballiin baseballeihin
singular plural
nominative baseball baseballit
accusative nom. baseball baseballit
gen. baseballin
genitive baseballin baseballien
partitive baseballia baseballeja
inessive baseballissa baseballeissa
elative baseballista baseballeista
illative baseballiin baseballeihin
adessive baseballilla baseballeilla
ablative baseballilta baseballeilta
allative baseballille baseballeille
essive baseballina baseballeina
translative baseballiksi baseballeiksi
instructive baseballein
abessive baseballitta baseballeitta
comitative baseballeineen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English baseball.

Noun[edit]

baseball m ‎(uncountable)

  1. baseball

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English baseball.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbeːzboːl]
  • Hyphenation: base‧ball

Noun[edit]

baseball

  1. baseball

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative baseball baseballok
accusative baseballt baseballokat
dative baseballnak baseballoknak
instrumental baseballal baseballokkal
causal-final baseballért baseballokért
translative baseballá baseballokká
terminative baseballig baseballokig
essive-formal baseballként baseballokként
essive-modal
inessive baseballban baseballokban
superessive baseballon baseballokon
adessive baseballnál baseballoknál
illative baseballba baseballokba
sublative baseballra baseballokra
allative baseballhoz baseballokhoz
elative baseballból baseballokból
delative baseballról baseballokról
ablative baseballtól baseballoktól
Possessive forms of baseball
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. baseballom baseballjaim
2nd person sing. baseballod baseballjaid
3rd person sing. baseballja baseballjai
1st person plural baseballunk baseballjaink
2nd person plural baseballotok baseballjaitok
3rd person plural baseballjuk baseballjaik

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English baseball.

Noun[edit]

baseball m ‎(invariable)

  1. baseball

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Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English baseball.

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Noun[edit]

baseball m inan

  1. baseball

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External links[edit]

  • baseball in Polish dictionaries at PWN