Bál

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bál

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bál" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

bál Old Icelandic word can mean:

bál
n.
bál
1) fire;
bál
slá ~ = drepa eld;
bál
2) flame, blaze;
bál
gera ~, to make a blaze;
bál
3) pyre, funeral pile;
bál
bera e-n á ~, to carry to the pyre;
bál
stíga á ~, to mount the pyre.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
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