vald

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See also: väld and våld

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valta, from Proto-Germanic *waldą. Cognate to Finnish valta and Swedish våld.

Noun[edit]

vald (genitive valla, partitive valda)

  1. parish, municipality

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vald, from Proto-Germanic *waldą.

Noun[edit]

vald n (genitive singular valds, uncountable)

  1. power, authority

Declension[edit]

Declension of vald (singular only)
n5s singular
indefinite definite
nominative vald valdið
accusative vald valdið
dative valdi valdinum
genitive valds valdsins

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vald, from Proto-Germanic *waldą.

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Noun[edit]

vald n (genitive singular valds, nominative plural völd)

  1. (also in the plural) power, authority syn.
  2. authority, power syn.
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
    • Revelation 6-11 (English and Icelandic)
      Og ég sá, og sjá: Bleikur hestur, og sá er á honum sat, hann hét Dauði, og Hel var í för með honum. Þeim var gefið vald yfir fjórða hluta jarðarinnar, til þess að deyða með sverði, með hungri og drepsótt og láta menn farast fyrir villidýrum jarðarinnar.
      I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.
  3. force, violence syn.
    Með valdi.
    With force.
  4. (in the plural) a cause
    Hún dó af þínum völdum.
    She died because of you.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vald, from Proto-Germanic *waldą

Noun[edit]

vald m (definite singular valden, uncountable)
vald n (definite singular valdet, uncountable)

  1. violence
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vald

  1. masculine and feminine past participle of velja and velje

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

past participle of välja.

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Adjective[edit]

vald

  1. elected, chosen

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vald
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular vald
Neuter singular valt
Plural valda
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 valde
All valda
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valta, from Proto-Germanic *waldą

Noun[edit]

vald

  1. power, authority
  2. regime, government
  3. freedom, liberty
  4. space, room

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vald
nominative sing. vald
genitive sing. valdan
partitive sing. valdad
partitive plur. valdoid
singular plural
nominative vald valdad
accusative valdan valdad
genitive valdan valdoiden
partitive valdad valdoid
essive-instructive valdan valdoin
translative valdaks valdoikš
inessive valdas valdoiš
elative valdaspäi valdoišpäi
illative  ? valdoihe
adessive valdal valdoil
ablative valdalpäi valdoilpäi
allative valdale valdoile
abessive valdata valdoita
comitative valdanke valdoidenke
prolative valdadme valdoidme
approximative I valdanno valdoidenno
approximative II valdannoks valdoidennoks
egressive valdannopäi valdoidennopäi
terminative I  ? valdoihesai
terminative II valdalesai valdoilesai
terminative III valdassai
additive I  ? valdoihepäi
additive II valdalepäi valdoilepäi

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