einveldi

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See also: einvalda and einvaldur

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ein- (mono-, one) +‎ veldi (power, authority; rule, supremacy), presumably a calque of Danish enevælde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

einveldi n (genitive singular einveldis, nominative plural einveldi)

  1. absolute monarchy (a state over which a sole monarch has absolute and unlimited power)

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