bál

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See also: bal, bål, baḻ, 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 *bālo, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Cognate with the Old English bæl. Proto-Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल (bhāla, splendour), Ancient Greek φαλός (phalos, 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 (phalos, 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 Germanic *bālo, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Proto-Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल (bhāla, splendour), Old English bæl, Ancient Greek φαλός (phalos, white) and Old Armenian բալ (bal, fog).

Noun[edit]

bál n

  1. fire

Descendants[edit]

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