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EtymologyEdit

From on- +‎ ǣlan.

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onǣlan

  1. (transitive) To set fire to; kindle; ignite; light (a fire, lamp, etc.)
  2. (transitive) To burn; burn up
  3. (transitive) To make hot; (by extension) to inflame; excite intense feeling; kindle passions

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