bola vs bolo what difference

what is difference between bola and bolo

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -əʊlə

Noun

bola (plural bolas)

  1. A throwing weapon made of weights on the ends of a cord.

Anagrams

  • Albo, Boal, albo

Bikol Central

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish bola.

Noun

bola

  1. ball

Buginese

Noun

bola

  1. house

Catalan

Etymology

First appears 1502. From Latin bulla, probably through the intermediate of Occitan bola. Doublet of butlla and the archaic or dialectal bolla.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.lə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.la/

Noun

bola f (plural boles)

  1. ball
  2. lie, untruth

Derived terms

  • bola de neu
  • bola-de-neu
  • embolar

Further reading

  • “bola” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “bola” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “bola” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “bola” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Cebuano

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish bola.

Noun

bola

  1. ball, sphere

Galician

Etymology

From Latin bulla. Doublet of bóla and of bula.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbola̝/

Noun

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. piece of bread usually round, large and low
  2. pie
  3. (archaic) bulla (round metallic seal)
    • 1342, M. Romaní Martínez (ed.), La colección diplomática de Santa María de Oseira (1025-1310). Santiago: Tórculo Edicións, page 177:
      O qual privilegio era bolado de […] bola de chunbo et de fios de sirgo do qual o tenor era tal en latin feyto, et por quanto en latin non entendian [todo homes pidio al] dito sennor que llo traladasse en romanço

      The aforementioned charter was sealed with […] seal of lead and threads of silk, and its content was written in Latin, and since Latin wasn’t understood by everyone, the aforementioned lord asked for the document to be translated into Romance

References

  • “bola” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez – Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “bola” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI – ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “bola” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “bola” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hiligaynon

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish bola.

Noun

bóla

  1. ball

Icelandic

Noun

bola

  1. indefinite accusative singular of boli
  2. indefinite dative singular of boli
  3. indefinite genitive singular of boli
  4. indefinite accusative plural of boli
  5. indefinite genitive plural of boli

Noun

bola

  1. indefinite genitive plural of bolur

Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay bola, from Portuguese bola, from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla. Doublet of bolu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbo.la]
  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Noun

bola (first-person possessive bolaku, second-person possessive bolamu, third-person possessive bolanya)

  1. ball, a solid or hollow sphere, or roughly spherical mass.
  2. (mathematics) sphere: a regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter.

Further reading

  • “bola” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Limos Kalinga

Noun

bola

  1. lung

Lingala

Noun

bola 1 (plural babola 2)

  1. firstborn

Malay

Etymology

Borrowed from Portuguese bola, from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bola/
  • Rhymes: -ola, -a
  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [bo̞lä]
  • Note: Unlike in many other words that end with an /a/, the final /a/ in ‘bola’ does not get reduced to a schwa [ə].

Noun

bola (Jawi spelling بول‎, plural bolabola, informal 1st possessive bolaku, impolite 2nd possessive bolamu, 3rd possessive bolanya)

  1. ball
Further reading
  • “bola” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla. Doublet of bula and bolha.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.lɐ/
  • IPA(key): (Brazil) [ˈbɔ.l̪ə]
  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Noun

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. ball, sphere, round object
    Synonym: pelota
  2. (sports) ball
  3. fat person
  4. (slang, in the plural) testicle
  5. (Brazil, slang) football, soccer
Derived terms
  • embolar

Etymology 2

From bolo.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Noun

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. a small, round bread

Further reading

  • “bola” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Sambali

Noun

bola

  1. ball

Noun

bolâ

  1. foam; bubble

Serbo-Croatian

Participle

bola (Cyrillic spelling бола)

  1. inflection of bosti:
    1. feminine singular active past participle
    2. neuter plural active past participle

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbola]

Participle

bola

  1. feminine singular l-participle of byť

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Old Occitan bola, from Latin bulla. Doublet of bula and bolla.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbola/, [ˈbo.la]
  • Hyphenation: bo‧la

Noun

bola f (plural bolas)

  1. ball
    Synonyms: balón, pelota
  2. (Dominican Republic, slang) hitchhiking, free ride
  3. (slang) testicle
  4. (in the plural) balls
  5. (ice cream) scoop
  6. hilt (of a sword)
  7. (Spain) muscle

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Cebuano: bola
  • Hiligaynon: bola
  • Tagalog: bola

Further reading

  • “bola” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

References

  • Orlando Alba (2003) Cómo hablamos los dominicanos[1], Santo Domingo: Amigo del Hogar

Swazi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bòda.

Verb

-bola

  1. to rot, to decay

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tagalog

Etymology

From Spanish bola.

Noun

bóla

  1. a ball, sphere, or any round object

See also

  • bola-bola
  • mambola

Ternate

Etymology 1

Likely ultimately from Portuguese bola de gude (marble).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbo.la]

Noun

bola

  1. a marble (toy)

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbo.la]

Noun

bola

  1. a spool

References

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Uzbek

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *bāla.

Noun

bola (plural bolalar)

  1. child
  2. young (of an animal)

Declension


Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh boly, from Old Welsh bolg, from Proto-Brythonic *bolɣ, from Proto-Celtic *bolgos; cognate with Old Irish bolg.

Noun

bola m (plural boliau)

  1. stomach
    Synonym: bol

Mutation


Xhosa

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bòda.

Verb

-bola

  1. (intransitive) to rot, to decay

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Yatzachi Zapotec

Etymology

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

Noun

bola

  1. neotropical whipsnake (Masticophis mentovarius)

References

  • Butler H., Inez M. (2000) Diccionario zapoteco de Yatzachi: Yatzachi el Bajo, Yatzachi el Alto, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 37)‎[2], second electronic edition, Coyoacán, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 29

Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-bòda.

Verb

-bola

  1. (intransitive) to rot, to decay
  2. (intransitive) to go bad

Inflection


English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbəʊ.ləʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈboʊ.loʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊləʊ

Etymology 1

From Philippine Spanish [Term?].

Noun

bolo (plural bolos)

  1. A long, heavy, single-edged machete.
  2. (attributive) a type of punch; an uppercut.
    • 1953, Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Penguin 2010, p. 141:
      He jerked me off balance and the hand with the brass knucks came around in a looping bolo punch.
See also
  • golok (Indonesian)
  • machete
  • parang
  • itak (Filipino)
  • tabak (Filipino)
  • sundang (Filipino)

Verb

bolo (third-person singular simple present bolos, present participle boloing, simple past and past participle boloed)

  1. To attack or despatch with a bolo knife.

Etymology 2

Supposedly named after Bolo Pascha, a German agent in France during World War I.

Noun

bolo (plural bolos)

  1. A soldier not capable of the minimum standards of marksmanship.

Verb

bolo (third-person singular simple present bolos, present participle boloing, simple past and past participle boloed)

  1. To fail to meet the minimum standards of marksmanship.

Etymology 3

From Argentine Spanish boleadora (lariat).

Noun

bolo (plural bolos)

  1. A string or leather necktie secured with an ornamental slide.

Verb

bolo (third-person singular simple present bolos, present participle boloing, simple past and past participle boloed)

  1. (transitive, nonce word) To dress (somebody) in a bolo.
    • Selwyn, sitting up rumpled and cross-legged on the floor, after having boloed Drina to everybody’s exquisite satisfaction, looked around at the sudden rustle of skirts to catch a glimpse of a vanishing figure—a glimmer of ruddy hair and the white curve of a youthful face, half-buried in a muff.

Etymology 4

An acronym of Be on the lookout.

Alternative forms

  • BOLO

Noun

bolo (plural bolos)

  1. (US law enforcement) A request for law enforcement officers to be on the lookout for a suspect.
Synonyms
  • all-points bulletin, APB

References

  • “bolo” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Anagrams

  • Lobo, bloo, bool, lobo, loob, obol

Bambara

Noun

bolo

  1. (anatomy) arm, hand

References

  • Richard Nci Diarra, Lexique bambara-français-anglais, December 13, 2010

Galician

Etymology 1

Unknown.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔlo̝/

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. sand lance (Ammodytes)
    Synonym: areeiro

Etymology 2

From bola (piece of bread), from Latin bulla (bubble).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbolo̝/

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. bun, roll
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 129:
      Para esto ual o ouo torrado ataa que se faça duro et depois tollelle a casca et faz tal como bollo

      For this you must use egg, roasted till its hard; remove then the shell and make a roll with it
  2. piece of bread
    • 1396, M. Romaní Martínez (ed.), La colección diplomática de Santa María de Oseira (1025-1310). Santiago: Tórculo Edicións, page 449:
      daredes hun dia de seara de cada anno en a nosa granja de Vales, e hun bolo de triigo

      and you’ll give a day of work each year at our farm of Vales, and a piece of wheat bread
  3. ball of butter
    Synonym: pela
  4. lump
    Synonym: grumo
  5. clod
    Synonym: terrón
  6. pebble
    Synonym: croio
Derived terms
  • bolo do pote (dumpling)
  • furabolos (forefinger, literally bun-piercer)
Related terms
  • bola

References

  • “bolo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez – Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “bolo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI – ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “bolo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “bolo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from English bowlFrench bolGerman BowleSpanish bol.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbolo/

Noun

bolo (plural boli)

  1. bowl

Italian

Etymology

From Late Latin bōlus (clod of earth, lump), from Ancient Greek βωλος (bōlos, clod, lump).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ɔlo

Noun

bolo m (plural boli)

  1. bolus
  2. cud

Anagrams

  • lobo, oblò

Javanese

Noun

bolo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of bala.

Koasati

Noun

bolo

  1. bream

Lingala

Etymology

From French bore.

Noun

bolo 9 (plural bolo 10, colloquial plural babolo 2)

  1. (chemistry) boron

Portuguese

Etymology 1

From bola.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈbolu/

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. (cooking) cake
    1. dessert made with dough and sugar; common in celebrations
    2. any of various snacks made with dough, both sweet and salty
      Synonym: bolinho
  2. bunch, heap, mass (load of some material or of beings)
    Synonyms: monte, amontoado
    1. a bunch of money
  3. prize, reward
    Synonyms: prêmio, recompensa
  4. (Brazil) something said or done to mislead or deceive
    Synonyms: enganação, burla
  5. (Brazil) disarray, disorder chaos
    Synonyms: desordem, caos, confusão
  6. (Brazil, slang) the act of standing someone up (missing an appointment)
    Synonym: furo

Derived terms

  • bolo alimentar / bolo alimentício
  • bolo histérico
  • dar o bolo

Descendants

  • Indonesian: bolu
  • Kabuverdianu: bolu

Etymology 2

Non-lemma forms.

Verb

bolo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of bolar

Serbo-Croatian

Participle

bolo (Cyrillic spelling боло)

  1. neuter singular active past participle of bosti

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbolo]

Participle

bolo

  1. neuter singular l-participle of byť

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbolo/, [ˈbo.lo]

Etymology 1

From Latin bolus.

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. bolus
  2. (in the plural) bowling
Derived terms

Adjective

bolo (feminine bola, masculine plural bolos, feminine plural bolas)

  1. (colloquial, Central America) drunk
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borracho
Derived terms
  • bolencia
Related terms
  • bola

Etymology 2

Clipping of bolívar.

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. (Venezuela, slang) a bolívar (Venezuelan unit of currency)

Etymology 3

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

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. (colloquial) gig

Etymology 4

From Tagalog bolo.

Noun

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. (Philippines) bolo (long, single-edged machete)

Further reading

  • “bolo” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Tagalog

Noun

bolo

  1. bolo (long, single-edged machete)

See also

  • gulok

Ternate

Conjunction

bolo

  1. or

References

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

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