bumba

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumba f (genitive singular bumbu, nominative plural bumbur)

  1. a drum
  2. a fat or protruding belly; potbelly, paunch

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Latvian[edit]

Futbola bumba (1)
Basketbola bumba (1)
Bumba (3)
Bumba (3)

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Noun[edit]

bumba f (4th declension)

  1. (sports) ball (globe of flexible material, for playing, for sports, for gymnastics)
    gumijas, ādas bumba — rubber, leather ball
    futbola, basketbola, volejbola bumba — football, basketball, volleyball
    tenisa bumba — tennis ball
    piesūknēt bumbu — to inflate a ball
    rotaļāties ar bumbu — to play with a ball
    mest bumbu — to throw the ball
    bumba atlec no zemes — the ball bounced off the ground
    apaļs kā bumba — round as a ball
  2. ball (round or spherical object)
    dekoratīvas stikla bumbas — decorative glass balls
    biljarda bumbas — billiard balls
  3. (weaponry) bomb (metal shell filled with explosives)
    fugasa bumba — fougasse bomb (= blockbuster)
    šķembu bumba — cluster bomb
    bumba ar laika degli — time bomb
    ķīmiskā bumba — chemical bomb
    ūdeņraža bumba — hydrogen bomb
    mest bumbas — to throw bombs
    bumbas sprādziens — like a bomb exploding (= sudden, unexpected)

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