volleyball

volleyball

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English

Alternative forms

  • volley-ball
  • bolleyball (humorous)

Etymology

volley +‎ ball

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɒlibɔ(ː)l/

Noun

volleyball (countable and uncountable, plural volleyballs)

  1. (uncountable) A game played on a rectangular court between two teams of two to six players which involves striking a ball back and forth over a net.
  2. (countable) The inflated ball used in such a game.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɔ.lɛ.bol/

Noun

volleyball m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of volley-ball

Derived terms

  • volleyball de plage

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English volleyball.

Noun

volleyball m (definite singular volleyballen, uncountable)

  1. volleyball (ball game)

References

  • “volleyball” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “volleyball” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English volleyball.

Noun

volleyball m (definite singular volleyballen, uncountable)

  1. volleyball (ball game)

References

  • “volleyball” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Noun

volleyball m (uncountable)

  1. Dated form of voleibol.

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