balu-

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *balu- from *balwą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰelew- ‘strike’. Cognate with Old English bealu, Old High German balo.

Prefix[edit]

balu-

  1. Prefix denoting evil, harm, bad
    baludād "an evil deed"
    baluhugdig "plotting, hostile"
    balusprāka "an evil speech"
    balusuht "a bad disease"
    baluwerk "an evil deed"
    baluwīso "the devil"
    baluwīti "eternal punishment"