bolsa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bolsa (literally purse).

Noun[edit]

bolsa (plural bolsas)

  1. (historical, Spanish America and Philippines) An exchange for the transaction of business.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bolsa, from Late Latin bursa, from the Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide, wine-skin). A corrected form of bulsa, with the letter o retained.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bol‧sa

Noun[edit]

bolsa

  1. a pocket; a small bag inside a garment for carrying small items
  2. (obsolete) a sack; a large bag of strong, coarse material for storage and handling of various commodities, such as potatoes, coal, coffee
  3. (historical) a bolsa

Verb[edit]

bolsa

  1. to put something into a pocket
  2. to take and keep (especially money) that which is not one's own

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:bolsa.


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bolsa f sg

  1. feminine singular of bolso

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese bolsa.

Noun[edit]

bolsa

  1. bag
  2. grant, scholarship

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Late Latin bursa.

Noun[edit]

bolsa f (Latin spelling)

  1. bag

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese bolssa, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolsa f (plural bolsas)

  1. stock exchange (building and the associated organization)
  2. (chiefly Brazil) purse, handbag, bag
  3. grant, scholarship (for scientific research)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide). Cognate with English bourse and burse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolsa f (plural bolsas)

  1. bag
  2. coin purse
  3. purse, handbag
  4. (finance) stock exchange
  5. pouch (of marsupials)
  6. (Mexico, Central America, Philippines) pocket (in clothing)

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