ValdrOld Norse Dictionary - valdr
Meaning of Old Norse word "valdr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
valdr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. = valdi, Lex. poët. passim; but in prose only in the compd all-valdr; besides many poët. compds, her-valdr, ógn-valdr, see Lex. poët.
- 2. in the latter part of pr. names, Þór-valdr, Ás-valdr, Rögn-valdr, dropping the v in Har-aldr, Ingj-aldr, Arn-aldr, Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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