See also Bâle

English[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

Old English bealo, from Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Bale]] *balwo. Cognate with Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (balweins), torture), Old High German balo (destruction), Old Norse bǫl (disaster).

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Bale

Plural
-

Bale (-)

  1. Evil, especially considered as an active force for destruction or death.
  2. Suffering, woe, torment.
Derived terms[edit | edit source]

Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

Old English bǣl, from Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Bale]] *bālo, from Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Old Norse bál (which may have been the direct source for the English word).

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Bale

Plural
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Bale ({{{1}}})

  1. (obsolete) A large fire, a conflagration or bonfire.
  2. (archaic) A funeral pyre.
  3. (archaic) A beacon-fire.
Derived terms[edit | edit source]

Etymology 3[edit | edit source]

Precise derivation uncertain: perhaps from Old French bale, balle, from Medieval Latin balla (ball, rounded package); or perhaps from Template:Vls[[Category:Template:Vls derivations|Bale]] [[bale#Template:Vls|bale]] (modern Dutch baal), itself borrowed from French.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Bale

Plural
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Bale ({{{1}}})

  1. A rounded bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation.
  2. A bundle of compressed wool or hay, compacted for shipping and handling.
  3. A measurement of hay equal to 10 flakes. Approximately 70-90 lbs (32-41 kg).
  4. A measurement of paper equal to 10 reams.
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Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Bale

Third person singular
bal

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to Bale (third-person singular simple present bal, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To wrap into a bale.
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Etymology 4[edit | edit source]

Alternative spelling of bail

Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Bale

Third person singular
bal

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to Bale (third-person singular simple present bal, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (British, nautical) To remove water from a boat with buckets etc.
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See also[edit | edit source]

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Anagrams[edit | edit source]


Dutch[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

Bale

  1. The singular present subjunctive of balen.

Spanish[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

Bale (infinitive balar)

  1. formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of balar.
  2. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of balar.
  3. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of balar.
  4. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of balar.

Turkish[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

bale

  1. ballet

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