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Bala
See also: Bala, bal?, bála, ba?a, balâ, b?la, b?l?, and bala'

Asturian

Noun

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bullet

Azerbaijani

Other scripts
Cyrillic ?
Roman bala
Perso-Arabic ?

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *b?la ("child"), which is etymologically related to bald?z ("sister-in-law")[1]. Cognate with Crimean Tatar bala, Uzbek bola, Turkish bala (dialectal), etc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [b?']
  • Hyphenation: ba?la

Noun

bala (definite accusative balan?, plural balalar)

  1. child
    Synonym: u?aq
  2. young of an animal

Declension

Derived terms

References

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) , "*b?la-", in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Catalan

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From French balle.

Noun

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bale
    dues bales de paper - two bales of paper

Etymology 2

From Italian palla.

Noun

bala f (plural bales)

  1. bullet
    • 2019, "Sento", in Energia fosca, performed by El Petit de Cal Eril:
      Coses inútils com les caixes o els bancs / Coses terribles com les bales o els tancs
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. marble

Derived terms

Further reading


Chichewa

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Noun

bála 5 (plural mabála 6)

  1. wound, injury
  2. defect, physical problem

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English bar.

Pronunciation

Noun

bála 5 (plural mabála 6)

  1. bar (establishment where alcoholic beverages can be sold)

Etymology 3

From Proto-Bantu *-bíada.

Pronunciation

Verb

-bala (infinitive kubála)

  1. to bear, give forth
Derived terms

Crimean Tatar

Noun

bala

  1. child
  2. foal

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajins?ko-kryms?kotatars?kyj slovnyk [Ukrainian - Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, ->ISBN

Galician

Noun

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet

Derived terms

Further reading


Indonesian

Etymology 1

From Malay bala, from Sanskrit (bala).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba.la/
  • Hyphenation: ba?la

Noun

bala

  1. force, army
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Malay bala, from Arabic (bal, "misfortune").

Noun

bala (plural, first-person possessive balaku, second-person possessive balamu, third-person possessive balanya)

  1. misfortune

Further reading


Javanese

Alternative forms

  • Carakan:

Etymology

From Old Javanese bala ("strength"), borrowed from Sanskrit (bala, "power, strength")

Noun

bala (krama-ngoko bala)

  1. (military) strength
  2. (military) army
  3. supporter
  4. friend

References

  • "bala" in J. W. M. Bakker & Fr. M. Sunarwidjaja, The Giri Sonta Course for Javanese (Lexicon). Giri Sonta, Ungaran, 1964
  • "bala" in Tim Balai Bahasa Yogyakarta, Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa). Kanisius, Yogyakarta

Karao

Noun

bala

  1. (anatomy) lung

Keley-I Kallahan

Noun

bala

  1. (anatomy) lung

Latin

Verb

b?l?

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of b?l?

References


Limos Kalinga

Noun

bala

  1. hot coals

Lithuanian

Etymology

From bãlas ("white") +‎ -a. Cognate with Lithuanian bala ("loamy valley without trees, swamp, depression"), Proto-Slavic *b?l?.

Noun

balà f stress pattern 2/4

  1. swamp, mire, morass

References

  • Derksen, Rick (2015) , "bala", in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ->ISBN, page 77
  • "bala" in Lietuvi? kalbos etimologinio ?odyno duomen? baz?

Malagasy

Etymology 1

From French balle.

Noun

bala

  1. bullet
  2. cartridge

Etymology 2

Noun

bala

  1. (dialectal) poles used to carry a burden

Etymology 3

Verb

balà

  1. imperative form of balana

Masbatenyo

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish bala.

Noun

bala

  1. bullet

Middle English

Noun

bala

  1. Alternative form of bale ("bale")

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /'pala/

Verb

bala

  1. inflection of ballat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • (verb): bale (e-infinitive)

Verb

bala (present tense balar, past tense bala, past participle bala, passive infinitive balast, present participle balande, imperative bal)

  1. to make noise
    Synonyms: bråka, ståka
  2. to struggle
    Synonyms: streva, træla

Noun

bala n

  1. definite plural of bal

References

  • "bala" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams


Occitan

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Noun

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet (a projectile, usually of metal, shot from a gun at high speed)

Old Javanese

Other scripts
Carakan
Roman bala

Etymology

Borrowed from Sanskrit (bala, "power, strength")

Noun

bala

  1. strength, power
  2. troops, army, soldiers of lesser rank

References

  • "bala" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Pali

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Sanskrit (bala).

Noun

bala n

  1. strength
  2. power
  3. force
  4. army, military force

Synonyms


Phuthi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb

-bala

  1. to count

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Portuguese

Etymology

From French balle, from Middle French balle from Northern Italian balla ("ball"), from Lombardic *palla, *balla ("ball"), from Proto-Germanic *ballô ("ball"), from Proto-Indo-European *b?oln- ("bubble"), from *b?el- ("to blow, swell, inflate").

Pronunciation

Noun

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet, projectile (part of the ammunition for firearms)
  2. (Brazil) candy, sweet
  3. (Brazil, slang) ecstasy pill

Synonyms


Romanian

Pronunciation

Noun

bala f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of bal?

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Italian ballo, from Old High German balo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba?la

Noun

b?la f (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. bale, bundle, pack (bundle of goods)
  2. (regional) ball, sphere
Declension

Etymology 2

Of unknown origin. Possibly a Dalmatian substratum word; compare Romanian bale ("slobber, saliva").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bâla/
  • Hyphenation: ba?la

Noun

b?la f (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. (usually in the plural) mucus, snivel
  2. (usually in the plural, informal) snot
  3. (usually in the plural) slobber
Declension

References

  • "bala" in Hrvatski jezi?ni portal
  • "bala" in Hrvatski jezi?ni portal

Sotho

Verb

bala

  1. to read

Southern Ndebele

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb

-bala

  1. to count

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Spanish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From French balle.

Noun

bala f (plural balas)

  1. bullet
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Verb

bala

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of balar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of balar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of balar.

Further reading


Swazi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb

-bala

  1. to count

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish bala.

Noun

bala

  1. bullet

Tatar

Noun

bala

  1. young animal,nestling
  2. child

Turkish

Noun

bala

  1. child, baby (dialectal)

Uyghur

Romanization

bala

  1. Latin (ULY) transcription of ?(bala)
  2. Latin (UYY) transcription of ?(bala)

Wolof

Pronunciation

Adverb

bala

  1. before

Xhosa

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb

-bala

  1. to count

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms


Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bàda.

Verb

-bala

  1. to count
  2. to calculate

Inflection

Tone L
Infinitive ukubala
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukubala ukungabali
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular bala -bale
Plural balani -baleni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyabala, ngibala engibalayo, engibala ngibala angibali engingabali ngingabali
2nd singular uyabala, ubala obalayo, obala ubala awubali ongabali ungabali
1st plural siyabala, sibala esibalayo, esibala sibala asibali esingabali singabali
2nd plural niyabala, nibala enibalayo, enibala nibala anibali eningabali ningabali
Class 1 uyabala, ubala obalayo, obala ebala akabali ongabali engabali
Class 2 bayabala, babala ababalayo, ababala bebala ababali abangabali bengabali
Class 3 uyabala, ubala obalayo, obala ubala awubali ongabali ungabali
Class 4 iyabala, ibala ebalayo, ebala ibala ayibali engabali ingabali
Class 5 liyabala, libala elibalayo, elibala libala alibali elingabali lingabali
Class 6 ayabala, abala abalayo, abala ebala awabali angabali engabali
Class 7 siyabala, sibala esibalayo, esibala sibala asibali esingabali singabali
Class 8 ziyabala, zibala ezibalayo, ezibala zibala azibali ezingabali zingabali
Class 9 iyabala, ibala ebalayo, ebala ibala ayibali engabali ingabali
Class 10 ziyabala, zibala ezibalayo, ezibala zibala azibali ezingabali zingabali
Class 11 luyabala, lubala olubalayo, olubala lubala alubali olungabali lungabali
Class 14 buyabala, bubala obubalayo, obubala bubala abubali obungabali bungabali
Class 15 kuyabala, kubala okubalayo, okubala kubala akubali okungabali kungabali
Class 17 kuyabala, kubala okubalayo, okubala kubala akubali okungabali kungabali
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngibalile, ngibal? engibalile, engibal? ngibalile, ngibal? angibalanga engingabalanga ngingabalanga
2nd singular ubalile, ubal? obalile, obal? ubalile, ubal? awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
1st plural sibalile, sibal? esibalile, esibal? sibalile, sibal? asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
2nd plural nibalile, nibal? enibalile, enibal? nibalile, nibal? anibalanga eningabalanga ningabalanga
Class 1 ubalile, ubal? obalile, obal? ebalile, ebal? akabalanga ongabalanga engabalanga
Class 2 babalile, babal? ababalile, ababal? bebalile, bebal? ababalanga abangabalanga bengabalanga
Class 3 ubalile, ubal? obalile, obal? ubalile, ubal? awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
Class 4 ibalile, ibal? ebalile, ebal? ibalile, ibal? ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 5 libalile, libal? elibalile, elibal? libalile, libal? alibalanga elingabalanga lingabalanga
Class 6 abalile, abal? abalile, abal? ebalile, ebal? awabalanga angabalanga engabalanga
Class 7 sibalile, sibal? esibalile, esibal? sibalile, sibal? asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
Class 8 zibalile, zibal? ezibalile, ezibal? zibalile, zibal? azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 9 ibalile, ibal? ebalile, ebal? ibalile, ibal? ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 10 zibalile, zibal? ezibalile, ezibal? zibalile, zibal? azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 11 lubalile, lubal? olubalile, olubal? lubalile, lubal? alubalanga olungabalanga lungabalanga
Class 14 bubalile, bubal? obubalile, obubal? bubalile, bubal? abubalanga obungabalanga bungabalanga
Class 15 kubalile, kubal? okubalile, okubal? kubalile, kubal? akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Class 17 kubalile, kubal? okubalile, okubal? kubalile, kubal? akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ng?bala eng?bala ng?bala angibalanga engingabalanga ngingabalanga
2nd singular w?bala ow?bala w?bala awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
1st plural s?bala es?bala s?bala asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
2nd plural n?bala en?bala n?bala anibalanga eningabalanga ningabalanga
Class 1 w?bala ow?bala ?bala akabalanga ongabalanga engabalanga
Class 2 b?bala ab?bala b?bala ababalanga abangabalanga bengabalanga
Class 3 w?bala ow?bala w?bala awubalanga ongabalanga ungabalanga
Class 4 y?bala ey?bala y?bala ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 5 l?bala el?bala l?bala alibalanga elingabalanga lingabalanga
Class 6 ?bala ?bala ?bala awabalanga angabalanga engabalanga
Class 7 s?bala es?bala s?bala asibalanga esingabalanga singabalanga
Class 8 z?bala ez?bala z?bala azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 9 y?bala ey?bala y?bala ayibalanga engabalanga ingabalanga
Class 10 z?bala ez?bala z?bala azibalanga ezingabalanga zingabalanga
Class 11 lw?bala olw?bala lw?bala alubalanga olungabalanga lungabalanga
Class 14 b?bala ob?bala b?bala abubalanga obungabalanga bungabalanga
Class 15 kw?bala okw?bala kw?bala akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Class 17 kw?bala okw?bala kw?bala akubalanga okungabalanga kungabalanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingabala ngingabala ngingebale ngingebale
2nd singular ungabala ungabala ungebale ungebale
1st plural singabala singabala singebale singebale
2nd plural ningabala ningabala ningebale ningebale
Class 1 angabala engabala angebale engebale
Class 2 bangabala bengabala bangebale bengebale
Class 3 ungabala ungabala ungebale ungebale
Class 4 ingabala ingabala ingebale ingebale
Class 5 lingabala lingabala lingebale lingebale
Class 6 angabala engabala angebale engebale
Class 7 singabala singabala singebale singebale
Class 8 zingabala zingabala zingebale zingebale
Class 9 ingabala ingabala ingebale ingebale
Class 10 zingabala zingabala zingebale zingebale
Class 11 lungabala lungabala lungebale lungebale
Class 14 bungabala bungabala bungebale bungebale
Class 15 kungabala kungabala kungebale kungebale
Class 17 kungabala kungabala kungebale kungebale
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizobala engizobala ngizobala angizubala engingezubala ngingezubala
2nd singular uzobala ozobala uzobala awuzubala ongezubala ungezubala
1st plural sizobala esizobala sizobala asizubala esingezubala singezubala
2nd plural nizobala enizobala nizobala anizubala eningezubala ningezubala
Class 1 uzobala ozobala ezobala akazubala ongezubala engezubala
Class 2 bazobala abazobala bezobala abazubala abangezubala bengezubala
Class 3 uzobala ozobala uzobala awuzubala ongezubala ungezubala
Class 4 izobala ezobala izobala ayizubala engezubala ingezubala
Class 5 lizobala elizobala lizobala alizubala elingezubala lingezubala
Class 6 azobala azobala ezobala awazubala angezubala engezubala
Class 7 sizobala esizobala sizobala asizubala esingezubala singezubala
Class 8 zizobala ezizobala zizobala azizubala ezingezubala zingezubala
Class 9 izobala ezobala izobala ayizubala engezubala ingezubala
Class 10 zizobala ezizobala zizobala azizubala ezingezubala zingezubala
Class 11 luzobala oluzobala luzobala aluzubala olungezubala lungezubala
Class 14 buzobala obuzobala buzobala abuzubala obungezubala bungezubala
Class 15 kuzobala okuzobala kuzobala akuzubala okungezubala kungezubala
Class 17 kuzobala okuzobala kuzobala akuzubala okungezubala kungezubala
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyobala engiyobala ngiyobala angiyubala engingeyubala ngingeyubala
2nd singular uyobala oyobala uyobala awuyubala ongeyubala ungeyubala
1st plural siyobala esiyobala siyobala asiyubala esingeyubala singeyubala
2nd plural niyobala eniyobala niyobala aniyubala eningeyubala ningeyubala
Class 1 uyobala oyobala eyobala akayubala ongeyubala engeyubala
Class 2 bayobala abayobala beyobala abayubala abangeyubala bengeyubala
Class 3 uyobala oyobala uyobala awuyubala ongeyubala ungeyubala
Class 4 iyobala eyobala iyobala ayiyubala engeyubala ingeyubala
Class 5 liyobala eliyobala liyobala aliyubala elingeyubala lingeyubala
Class 6 ayobala ayobala eyobala awayubala angeyubala engeyubala
Class 7 siyobala esiyobala siyobala asiyubala esingeyubala singeyubala
Class 8 ziyobala eziyobala ziyobala aziyubala ezingeyubala zingeyubala
Class 9 iyobala eyobala iyobala ayiyubala engeyubala ingeyubala
Class 10 ziyobala eziyobala ziyobala aziyubala ezingeyubala zingeyubala
Class 11 luyobala oluyobala luyobala aluyubala olungeyubala lungeyubala
Class 14 buyobala obuyobala buyobala abuyubala obungeyubala bungeyubala
Class 15 kuyobala okuyobala kuyobala akuyubala okungeyubala kungeyubala
Class 17 kuyobala okuyobala kuyobala akuyubala okungeyubala kungeyubala
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngibale ngingabali
2nd singular ubale ungabali
1st plural sibale singabali
2nd plural nibale ningabali
Class 1 abale angabali
Class 2 babale bangabali
Class 3 ubale ungabali
Class 4 ibale ingabali
Class 5 libale lingabali
Class 6 abale angabali
Class 7 sibale singabali
Class 8 zibale zingabali
Class 9 ibale ingabali
Class 10 zibale zingabali
Class 11 lubale lungabali
Class 14 bubale bungabali
Class 15 kubale kungabali
Class 17 kubale kungabali
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngabala ngangabala, angabala, angangabala
2nd singular wabala wangabala, awabala, awangabala
1st plural sabala sangabala, asabala, asangabala
2nd plural nabala nangabala, anabala, anangabala
Class 1 wabala wangabala, akabala, akangabala
Class 2 babala bangabala, ababala, abangabala
Class 3 wabala wangabala, awabala, awangabala
Class 4 yabala yangabala, ayabala, ayangabala
Class 5 labala langabala, alabala, alangabala
Class 6 abala angabala, awabala, awangabala
Class 7 sabala sangabala, asabala, asangabala
Class 8 zabala zangabala, azabala, azangabala
Class 9 yabala yangabala, ayabala, ayangabala
Class 10 zabala zangabala, azabala, azangabala
Class 11 lwabala lwangabala, alwabala, alwangabala
Class 14 babala bangabala, ababala, abangabala
Class 15 kwabala kwangabala, akwabala, akwangabala
Class 17 kwabala kwangabala, akwabala, akwangabala

Derived terms

References


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