valde

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From validus (robust, vigorous)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

valdē (comparative valdius, superlative valdissimē)

  1. very, very much, exceedingly
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Samuelis I 2:22
      Heli autem erat senex valde et audivit omnia quae faciebant filii sui universo Israheli
      Now Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel;
  2. strongly, vigorously, intensely

Usage notes[edit]

Used as an intensifier before adjectives or verbs.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

valde

  1. past tense of velja and velje
  2. definite singular past participle of velja and velje
  3. plural past participle of velja and velje

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

valde

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of vald.

Verb[edit]

valde

  1. past tense of välja.