Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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bǫl (noun n.)

‘evil’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):21722581
SkP: 44127911
Malfong.is (prose):11392394

forms: bǫlvi, bölvi, bǫl, bǫlit, bölvi, Böl, Bǫls, bol, bauls, bolid, bavlve, bǫls, bavl, bl, bỏl, böls, böl, bꜹlſ, bꜹl, bꜹlvi, bꜹlva, bl, bolvi, bólvi, bolva, bꜹlvá, bǫlva, bölva

ungrouped:
Anon Heildr 14VII l. 3: böls ‘of sin’
Anon Hsv 141VII l. 1: Böl ‘to a malicious’
Anon Líkn 33VII l. 5: böls ‘of evil’
Anon Mdr 37VII l. 3: böls ‘of misfortune’
Anon Mdr 41VII l. 6: böls ‘of evil’
Anon Mhkv 26III l. 4: bǫlit ‘grief’
Anon Mv II 16VII l. 7: böl ‘the misfortune’
Anon Óldr 7I l. 2: bǫl ‘disaster’
Anon Pét 41VII l. 5: Böl ‘woe’
Anon Pl 8VII l. 2: bǫl ‘evil’
Anon Pl 16VII l. 8: bǫl ‘evil’
Anon Sól 80VII l. 1: bölvi ‘evil’
Bjbp Jóms 26I l. 4: bǫl ‘the bale’
Bkrepp Magndr 3II l. 4: bǫl ‘the harm’
Bragi Rdr 8III l. 6: bǫls ‘with malice’
ESk Geisl 14VII l. 8: bǫlvi ‘evil’
ESk Geisl 17VII l. 7: bǫl ‘evil’
ESk Frag 14III l. 3: bǫl ‘the harm’
Eil Þdr 5III l. 5: bǫl ‘misfortune’
Anon Lil 20VII l. 7: bölvi ‘misfortune’
Anon Lil 64VII l. 5: bölvi ‘a curse’
Gamlkan Jóndr 2VII l. 2: bǫl ‘the bale’
Ólhelg Lv 2I l. 1: Bǫls ‘It is a misery’
Ólhelg Lv 2I l. 7: bǫlvi ‘misery’
Sigv ErfÓl 1I l. 7: bǫl ‘harm’
Sigv Víkv 13I l. 2: bǫl ‘bad luck’
SkrautO Frag 2III l. 1: Bǫls ‘the misfortune’
SnSt Ht 24III l. 3: bǫl ‘misfortune’
Sturl Hákfl 4II l. 4: böl ‘the harm’
Þjóð Haustl 18III l. 3: bǫl ‘of the evil’
Þjóð Haustl 20III l. 4: bǫl ‘destruction’
Þskúm Lv 1I l. 4: bǫl ‘the ruin’
Anon (FoGT) 11III l. 1: bölvi ‘with evil’
Anon (FoGT) 20III l. 2: böl ‘misfortune’
ǪrvOdd Lv 13VIII (Ǫrv 46) l. 3: böl ‘the harm’
Hjálm Lv 2VIII (Ǫrv 6) l. 6: böls ‘enmity’
Anon (Mberf) 2II l. 4: bǫl ‘the destruction’
KrákÁsl Lv 11VIII (RagnSon 1) (Kráka/Áslaug) l. 3: böl ‘a misfortune’
Rloð Lv 1VIII (Ragn 1) l. 5: böl ‘disaster’
Anon (SnE) 9III l. 4: bǫl ‘trouble’
Þul Ǫrvar 1III l. 5: bǫl ‘bale’

compounds:
Anon Hsv 141VII, l. 1: Bölgjörnum ‘to a malicious’
Anon Pl 16VII, l. 8: bǫlgjarni ‘evil-eager’
Eil Þdr 5III, l. 5: bǫlkveitir ‘misfortune-destroyer’
Gamlkan Jóndr 2VII, l. 2: bǫlfyldr ‘the baleful’
Þjóð Haustl 18III, l. 3: bǫlverðungar ‘of the evil-causing troop’
Þjóð Haustl 20III, l. 4: hœlibǫl ‘boasting destruction’
ǪrvOdd Lv 13VIII (Ǫrv 46), l. 3: bölharða ‘the harm-hard’

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