Balle Balle Gurmukhi: ਬੱਲੇ ਬੱਲੇ, Shahmukhi: بلّے بلّے) is a phrase used in many Punjabi songs to depict a feeling of happiness. It is used in the same way as the English expressions, "Hooray!" or "Hurrah!". It derives from the Sanskrit word भल्ल (bhalla), which means "auspicious, favourable". Both are cognates to the Persian word بله (baleh), which means "yes".