bål

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See also: bal, bál, baḻ, ball, and Ball

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bál (fire), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (light, bright).

Noun[edit]

bål n (singular definite bålet, plural indefinite bål)

  1. fire, bonfire, pyre

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bál (fire), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (light, bright).

Noun[edit]

bål n

  1. pyre, bonfire
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bolr (bole).

Noun[edit]

bål c

  1. bole; the trunk or stem of a tree
  2. (anatomy) the front part of the torso
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Etymology 3[edit]

From English bowl.

Noun[edit]

bål c

  1. a fruity, not so strong alcoholic drink
  2. a wide bowl used to serve the above mentioned drink