vǫllr

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See also: vollur, völlur, vøllur, and Völlur

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *walþuz ‎(forest). Cognate with Old English weald, wald, Old Frisian wald, Old Saxon wald, Old High German wald. According to Kloekhorst, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wólnus ‎(meadow, pasture)[1] and cognate with Hittite 𒌑𒂊𒂖𒇻𒍑 ‎(wellu-š, pasture, meadow).

Noun[edit]

vǫllr m (genitive vallar, dative velli, plural vellir)

  1. field, flat ground, meadow

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alwin Kloekhorst (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers