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 adjective bello.

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

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

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

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

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bella f (plural bellas)

  1. (Sursilvan) butterfly, moth

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bella

  1. feminine singular of bello