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bealo

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Old English

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Etymology

Proto-Germanic *balwom. Cognate with Old Frisian balu, Old Saxon balu, Old High German balo, Old Norse bǫl, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈbæɑlo/

Noun

bealo n.

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

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative bealo bealo
accusative bealo bealo
genitive bealwes bealwa
dative bealwe bealwum


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