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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

bál sb. n. [-s; -]

1) bål, (spec.) ligbål, brand ‖ large (outdoor) fire, (spec.) funeral pyre, blaze

2) brændestabel ‖ stack of firewood

 ● hlaða bál bygge bål ‖ build a bonfire

Forms: bál (19); bal (14); balit (6); bꜳl (6); báli (4); bálit (4); baal (2); balen (1); bals (1); baalum (1); dolg (1); Bál (1); báls (1); bale (1); Bal (1); balet (1); bali (1); bꜳlit (1); bäl (1); baali (1);

Compounds: á·girndar- (1)

Gloss.: EJ (cf. corr.); ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Rím; LP; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Motz 1998 [MM 1998] 15

Genre. (expected): unclassified: 65 (0); religious works: 2 (18); historical works: 1 (12);

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