Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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bál (noun n.)

‘fire’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):67721868
SkP: 47127911
Malfong.is (prose):201392394

forms: bála, bálið n sg, báli, bál, Bál, bálinu, Bal, baal, balit, bäl, bali, báli dat n sg, bálit, bal, bals, baalum, bꜳl, bꜳlit, balen, bale, balet, báls, baali, bál

ungrouped:
Gestumbl Heiðr 37VIII (Heiðr 84) l. 3: bál ‘the pyre’
Kálf Kátr 7VII l. 4: báls ‘of the fire’
Kálf Kátr 8VII l. 4: báls ‘of the fire’
Kálf Kátr 11VII l. 6: bála ‘of the fires’
Kálf Kátr 16VII l. 1: báli ‘fire’
Kálf Kátr 24VII l. 3: báls ‘fire’
Kálf Kátr 46VII l. 8: báls ‘fire’
Anon Mey 19VII l. 6: báli ‘conflagration’
Anon Mey 20VII l. 2: báli ‘the conflagration’
Anon Mey 28VII l. 1: Bál ‘A fire’
Anon Mey 39VII l. 1: Bál ‘fire’
Anon Mey 60VII l. 4: báli ‘fire’
Anon Mv I 12VII l. 7: bálið ‘fire’
Anon Mv I 13VII l. 8: bálið ‘the pyre’
Anon Mv I 19VII l. 8: báli ‘of the pyre’
Anon Mv I 20VII l. 1: bál ‘a pyre’
Anon Mv I 23VII l. 7: báli ‘the fire’
Anon Mv I 27VII l. 8: bál ‘the fire’
Anon Mv III 18VII l. 8: bál ‘the fire’
Anon Pét 3VII l. 1: báli ‘flame’
Bjbp Jóms 16I l. 4: báls ‘fire’
ESk Frag 1III l. 2: bál ‘to the fire’
ESk Frag 3III l. 4: báls ‘fire’
Edáð Banddr 2I l. 6 [variant]: bal ‘’
Glúmr Gráf 11I l. 6: báls ‘of the fire’
GunnLeif Merl II 1VIII (Bret 1) l. 2: báls ‘fire’
Refr Giz 1III l. 2: bál ‘the fire’
HSt Rst 34I l. 3: báls ‘fire’
Hildr Lv 1I l. 6 [variant]: bál ‘’
Hskv Hardr 3II l. 8: báls ‘fire’
Ólsv Skúldr 1III l. 1: báli ‘the flame’
Sigv ErfÓl 1I l. 2: bála ‘of the pyres’
SnSt Ht 3III l. 2: báls ‘pyre’
SnSt Ht 46III l. 2: bál ‘pyre’
SnSt Ht 91III l. 6: bál ‘the pyre’
SnSt Ht 93III l. 4: bál ‘pyre’
Sturl Hákfl 8II l. 8: báls ‘pyre’
Sturl Hryn 1II l. 2: báls ‘flame’
Sturl Hryn 10II l. 7: báli ‘fire’
ÚlfrU Húsdr 9III l. 4: báli ‘pyre’
Anon (TGT) 26III l. 2: bála ‘of the fires’
Anon (FoGT) 24III l. 7: báli ‘on a pyre’
Anon (FoGT) 27III l. 8: báli ‘on a pyre’
ǪrvOdd Lv 31VIII (Ǫrv 68) l. 4: bál ‘the pyre’
ǪrvOdd Ævdr 18VIII (Ǫrv 88) l. 7: bál ‘bonfire’
Anon Brúðv 16VII l. 8: bál ‘of the flame’
FriðÞ Lv 27VIII (Frið 33) l. 5: bál ‘the conflagration’
Bjǫrn Lv 1VIII (Frið 9) l. 7: bál ‘of the fire’
Herv Lv 13VIII (Heiðr 33) l. 2: bál ‘blazes’
Anon (SnE) 16III l. 1: báli ‘the pyre’
Þul Elds 3III l. 7: bál ‘pyre’

compounds:
Bjbp Jóms 16I, l. 4: morðbáls ‘of the battle-fire’
ESk Frag 1III, l. 2: bálgrimmustum ‘most hostile {to the fire’
ESk Frag 3III, l. 4: fjarðbáls ‘of fjord-fire’
GunnLeif Merl II 1VIII (Bret 1), l. 2: sundbáls ‘of the channel-fire’
HSt Rst 34I, l. 3: handbáls ‘hand-fire’
Hildr Lv 1I, l. 6: bálbríkar ‘-plank’
Hskv Hardr 3II, l. 8: hrannbáls ‘of wave-fire’
SnSt Ht 3III, l. 2: ítrbáls ‘of the precious pyre’
SnSt Ht 46III, l. 2: verbál ‘ocean-pyre’
SnSt Ht 93III, l. 4: verbál ‘sea-pyre’
Sturl Hákfl 8II, l. 8: liðbáls ‘for the limb-pyre’
Sturl Hryn 1II, l. 2: varrbáls ‘of the sea-flame’
Anon Brúðv 16VII, l. 8: bálruðr ‘bush {of the flame’
Bjǫrn Lv 1VIII (Frið 9), l. 7: bálskorð ‘prop {of the fire’

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