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Alternative forms 
arval (plural arvals)
Usage notes 
- (funeral feast): This noun is frequently used attributively, as in Arval Supper, arval-bread, and so on.
- Connected with or relating to funeral celebrations.
- ^ “arveøl” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog: "eng. dial. (laant fra nord.) arvall, arvel", English dial. (borrowed from Old Norse) arvall, arvel