bella

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See also: Bella and Bellä

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bella

  1. feminine singular of bell

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Substantivization of the singular feminine form of bello (beautiful).

Noun[edit]

bella f (plural belle)

  1. beauty, belle (beautiful woman)
  2. sweetheart
    Synonyms: compagna, fidanzata, innamorata
  3. fair copy (final draft of a piece of writing)
  4. showdown (deciding match)
  5. a Renaissance-style ceramic plate decorated with portraits of young women
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

bella

  1. feminine singular of bello

References[edit]

  • bella in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

bella

  1. nominative plural of bellum
  2. accusative plural of bellum
  3. vocative plural of bellum

Adjective[edit]

bella

  1. nominative feminine singular of bellus
  2. nominative neuter plural of bellus
  3. accusative neuter plural of bellus
  4. vocative feminine singular of bellus
  5. nominative neuter plural of bellus

Adjective[edit]

bellā

  1. ablative feminine singular of bellus

Makasar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bella (Lontara spelling ᨅᨙᨒ)

  1. far
    Antonym: ambani

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

bella (present bellr, past singular ball)

  1. (transitive, with dative) hit, hurt

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bella

  1. (with dative) to dare, venture
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: belle

References[edit]

  • bella1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bella2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bella

  1. feminine singular of bello

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) bula
  • (Surmiran) pula

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

bella f (plural bellas)

  1. (Sursilvan) butterfly, moth

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈbeʝa/, [ˈbe.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈbeʎa/, [ˈbe.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈbeʃa/, [ˈbe.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈbeʒa/, [ˈbe.ʒa]

Adjective[edit]

bella

  1. feminine singular of bello