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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Middle English _beli_, from Old English _bælġ_, from Proto-Germanic _*balgiz_. Compare German _Balg_, Dutch _balg_. Probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European _*bhle-_ (“to swell, blow up”). See also _bellows_.

From Middle English beli, from Old English bælġ, from Proto-Germanic *balgiz. Compare German Balg, Dutch balg. Probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhle- (to swell, blow up). See also bellows.

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /bɛli/ * Rhymes: -ɛli

  • IPA(key): /bɛli/
  • Rhymes: -ɛli

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - NOUN
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BELLY (_plural_ BELLIES) * The abdomen. (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?) * The stomach, especially a fat one. * The womb. * Bible, Jer. i. 5 Before I formed thee in the BELLY I knew thee. * The lower fuselage of an airplane. * 1994, Nelson Mandela, _Long Walk to Freedom_, Abacus 2010, p. 454: There was no heat, and we shivered in the BELLY of the plane. * The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part. _the BELLY of a flask, muscle, sail, or ship_ * Bible, Jonah ii. 2 Out of the BELLY of hell cried I. * (architecture) The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back. DERIVED TERMS USAGE NOTES * Formerly, all the splanchnic or visceral cavities were called bellies: the lower belly being the abdomen; the middle belly, the thorax; and the upper belly, the head. TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * have eyes bigger than one's belly * abdomen * bouk * stomach * tummy

belly (plural bellies)

  1. The abdomen.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)
  2. The stomach, especially a fat one.
  3. The womb.
  4. The lower fuselage of an airplane.
  5. The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part.
    the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, or ship
  6. (architecture) The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.

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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - VERB
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BELLY (_third-person singular simple present_ BELLIES, _present participle_ BELLYING, _simple past and past participle_ BELLIED) * To position one's belly. * (intransitive) To swell and become protuberant; to bulge. * Dryden The BELLYING canvas strutted with the gale. * (transitive) To cause to swell out; to fill. * Shakespeare Your breath of full consent BELLIED his sails. DERIVED TERMS * belly up

belly (third-person singular simple present bellies, present participle bellying, simple past and past participle bellied)

  1. To position one's belly.
  2. (intransitive) To swell and become protuberant; to bulge.
  3. (transitive) To cause to swell out; to fill.

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