galdor

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *galdrą (magical song, incantation), from Proto-Indo-European *ghAl- (to shout, sing, charm, enchant). Cognate with Old Saxon *galdar, Old High German galdar, kalter (spell, enchantment), Old Norse galdr (Icelandic galdur, enchantment, spell). Related to Old English galan (to sing, shout). More at yell.

Noun[edit]

galdor n

  1. song, incantation; enchantment, spell, divination
  2. charm; magic; sorcery
  3. sound

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