Sinhala Dictionary definitions for bay

bay 🔊 /bejˈ/

bay : නොනැවතී බුරනවා

bay : ගස් වර්ගයක්

bay : රාක්කය

bay : මුහුදු බොක්ක

bay : රතට හුරු දුඹුරු

bay : බල්ලන්ගේ උඩබුරලීම

bay : මූදු බොක්ක

bay : මහා බොක්ක

bay : ප්‍රවේශ මාර්ගය

bay : උඩුබුරලනවා

bay : ප්‍රවේශ

bay : බොක්ක

bay : බොකු

bay : බුරනවා

bay : ගුරුපාට හෝ පිඟුවන්

bay : අතුරිඩ

bay : පිඟුවන්

bay : කඩ

bay : බිරීම

bay definition

Adjective. Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses.


  1. An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.
  2. A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.
  3. A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.
  4. A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.
  5. A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.
  6. A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.
  7. A berry, particularly of the laurel.
  8. The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel.
  9. A tract covered with bay trees.
  10. A bank or dam to keep back water.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.
  2. Deep-toned, prolonged barking.
  3. A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.

Transitive verb.

  1. To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.
  2. To bathe.
  3. To dam, as water; -- with up or back.