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bealo

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Old EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæɑlo/, [ˈbæɑɫo]

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *balwą (evil). Cognate with Old Frisian balu, Old Saxon balu, Old High German balo, Old Norse bǫl, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (balweins, torture).

NounEdit

bealo n

  1. (poetic) harm, evil, malice
    Ne ondræde ic ðinra wita bealo: I do not dread the evil of your torments. (Codex Exoniensis)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *balwaz (evil).

AdjectiveEdit

bealo

  1. baleful, deadly, dangerous, wicked, evil
DeclensionEdit
Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative bealwa bealwe bealwe bealwan nom. bealo bealo bealu bealwe bealu, -bealwe bealwa, -e
accusative bealwan bealwe bealwan acc. bealone bealo bealwe bealwe bealu, -bealwe bealwa, -bealwe
genitive bealwan bealora, bealwena gen. bealwes bealwes bealore bealora
dative bealwan bealwum dat. bealwum bealwum bealore bealwum
instrumental bealwe

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