beli

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See also: belí, bełi, -beli, and бели

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

beli (plural belis)

  1. Alternative form of bael (Indian tree)

Balinese[edit]

Noun[edit]

beli

  1. older brother
  2. an older male person, to whom one has a close relation (e.g. husband, boyfriend, cousin)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Beli Wayan, lakar kija?
    Wayan, where are you going?

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

beli

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive form of belar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of belar
  3. third-person singular imperative form of belar

Iban[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *bəli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəli/
  • Rhymes: -li
  • Hyphenation: be‧li

Verb[edit]

beli

  1. to buy
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beliʔ/
  • Hyphenation: be‧li

Adjective[edit]

beli

  1. stupid, idiotic

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay beli, from Proto-Malayic *bəli, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəli, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *bəli, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəli, from Proto-Austronesian *bəli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈli/, [bəˈli]
  • Hyphenation: bê‧li

Verb[edit]

beli (root imperative actor beli)

  1. to buy (to obtain for money)

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of beli (meng-, transitive)
Root beli
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active membeli terbeli dibeli beli belilah
Locative
Causative / Applicative1 membelikan terbelikan dibelikan belikan belikanlah
Causative
Locative
Causative / Applicative1
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Notes:
Some of these forms do normally not exist or are rarely used in standard Indonesian. Some forms may also change meaning.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.li/
  • Rhymes: -ɛli
  • Hyphenation: bè‧li

Verb[edit]

beli

  1. inflection of belare:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *bəli, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəli, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *bəli, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəli, from Proto-Austronesian *bəli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəli/
  • Rhymes: -əli, -li, -i
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

beli (Jawi spelling بلي‎)

  1. to buy (to obtain for money)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: beli

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

beli

  1. Alternative form of bely

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin vellere, present active infinitive of vellō, with a change in conjugation. Traditionally, it was usually thought to be from Slavic bĕliti (to whiten); however, this presents a problem with semantics and there is already another word in Romanian derived from this source, bili, that preserved the original meaning. [1] Compare also Aromanian bilescu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a beli (third-person singular present belește, past participle belit4th conj.

  1. to skin, flay, excoriate
  2. (figuratively) to rob; to fleece

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

beli

  1. inflection of beo:
    1. masculine nominative/vocative plural
    2. definite masculine nominative/vocative singular
    3. definite inanimate masculine accusative singular

Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English belly.

Noun[edit]

beli

  1. abdomen

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

beli

  1. accusative singular of bel
  2. third-person singular possessive of bel

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

beli

  1. accusative singular of bel