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See also: bal, ball, BAL, Bal, Ball, băl, bål, and bæl

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Ball.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bál m

  1. ball (formal dance)

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bál in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bál in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bál (whence the Danish bål (fire, bonfire, pyre), Norwegian bål and Swedish bål (pyre, bonfire)) from Proto-Germanic *bēlą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Cognate with the Old English bæl. Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल (bhāla, splendour), Ancient Greek φαλός (phalós, white) and Old Armenian բալ (bal, fog).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bál n (genitive singular báls, plural bál)

  1. fire

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bál
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bál bálið bál bálini
accusative bál bálið bál bálini
dative báli bálinum bálum bálunum
genitive báls bálsins bála bálanna

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Ball.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bál (plural bálok)

  1. ball (party)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bál bálok
accusative bált bálokat
dative bálnak báloknak
instrumental bállal bálokkal
causal-final bálért bálokért
translative bállá bálokká
terminative bálig bálokig
essive-formal bálként bálokként
essive-modal
inessive bálban bálokban
superessive bálon bálokon
adessive bálnál báloknál
illative bálba bálokba
sublative bálra bálokra
allative bálhoz bálokhoz
elative bálból bálokból
delative bálról bálokról
ablative báltól báloktól
Possessive forms of bál
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bálom báljaim
2nd person sing. bálod báljaid
3rd person sing. bálja báljai
1st person plural bálunk báljaink
2nd person plural bálotok báljaitok
3rd person plural báljuk báljaik

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bál (whence the Danish bål (fire, bonfire, pyre), Norwegian bål and Swedish bål (pyre, bonfire)) from Proto-Germanic *bēlą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Cognate with the Old English bæl. Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल (bhāla, splendour), Ancient Greek φαλός (phalós, white) and Old Armenian բալ (bal, fog).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bál n (genitive singular báls, nominative plural bál)

  1. a fire, a bonfire
  2. a conflagration, a blaze

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bal.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bál m (genitive singular báil, nominative plural báil)

  1. ball (formal dance)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bál bhál mbál
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "bál" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “bál” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “bál” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bēlą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit भाल (bhāla, splendour), Old English bæl, Ancient Greek φαλός (phalós, white) and Old Armenian բալ (bal, fog).

NounEdit

bál n (genitive báls, plural bál)

  1. fire

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: bål (pyre, bonfire)
  • Faroese: bál n
  • Icelandic: bál (a fire)
  • Swedish: bål (pyre, bonfire)
  • Norwegian: bål (pyre, fire, bonfire)