bál

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See also: BAL, Bal, bal, bål, baḻ, băl, and bæl
See also: ball and Ball

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

bál m

  1. ball (formal dance)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bál (whence the Danish bål ‎(fire, bonfire, pyre), Norwegian bål and Swedish bål ‎(pyre, bonfire)) from Proto-Germanic *bēlą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Cognate with the Old English bæl. Proto-Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल ‎(bhāla, splendour), Ancient Greek φαλός ‎(phalós, white) and Old Armenian բալ ‎(bal, fog).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bál n (genitive singular báls, plural bál)

  1. fire

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bál bálið bál bálini
Accusative bál bálið bál bálini
Dative báli bálinum bálum bálunum
Genitive báls bálsins bála bálanna

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Ball.

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Noun[edit]

bál ‎(plural bálok)

  1. ball (party)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bál (whence the Danish bål ‎(fire, bonfire, pyre), Norwegian bål and Swedish bål ‎(pyre, bonfire)) from Germanic *bālo, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Cognate with the Old English bæl. Proto-Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल ‎(bhāla, splendour), Ancient Greek φαλός ‎(phalós, white) and Old Armenian բալ ‎(bal, fog).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bál n ‎(genitive singular báls, nominative plural bál)

  1. a fire, a bonfire
  2. a conflagration, a blaze

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bēlą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Proto-Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल ‎(bhāla, splendour), Old English bæl, Ancient Greek φαλός ‎(phalós, white) and Old Armenian բալ ‎(bal, fog).

Noun[edit]

bál n (genitive báls, plural bál)

  1. fire

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: bål ‎(pyre, bonfire)
  • Faroese: bál n
  • Icelandic: bál ‎(a fire)
  • Swedish: bål ‎(pyre, bonfire)
  • Norwegian: bål ‎(pyre, fire, bonfire)