bål

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

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

Inflection[edit]

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bál

Noun[edit]

bål n ‎(definite singular bålet, indefinite plural bål, definite plural båla or bålene)

  1. a bonfire

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bál

Noun[edit]

bål n ‎(definite singular bålet, indefinite plural bål, definite plural båla)

  1. a bonfire

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bål n

  1. pyre, bonfire
Declension[edit]
Inflection of bål 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bål bålet bål bålen
Genitive båls bålets båls bålens
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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
Declension[edit]
Inflection of bål 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bål bålen bålar bålarna
Genitive båls bålens bålars bålarnas
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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