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lemmata

Dictionary headwords relevant to the editions

This material is incomplete and is for reference only: it has not been checked and quality-controlled and should not be cited. References are to the new edition and may not correspond to the text of Skj.

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bál (noun n.)

‘fire’

sourcefreq.total
ONP (prose citations):67728113
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:

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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Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated