Search results for "bal’a"

babal’a 1comm. an infected open wound, with pus or watery discharge; ulcerated area of skin (sem. domains: 2.5.3 - Injure.) 2intrans. for some area of skin to be infected. Mumbabala nan ingan nan golang an natlok. The child’s ears that were pierced are infected. muN‑/nuN‑.

bal’a 1comm. breathing organ of humans, fowls and animals; lungs. Waday dogonah balana. He has sickness in his lungs. Nittok kanu tuwalih alte na ya hi bala na. They said that he had been stabbed right in the liver and lungs. (sem. domains: 2.1.8 - Internal organs.) 2sta. indicating that something is in the lungs. Nibala nan dogona. His sickness is in his lungs. mi‑/ni‑.

balbal’a comm. mushroom variety, yellow and violet; found in decayed grasses. Tumakutak an mangihdah balbala te wadaday nakdotan. I’m afraid to eat the balbala- mushroom because some are poisonous. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)