vald

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vald.

Noun[edit]

vald n (genitive singular valds, uncountable)

  1. power, authority

Declension[edit]

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.

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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]

Verb[edit]

vald

  1. masculine and feminine past participle of velja and velje

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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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vald ‎(genitive singular valdan, partitive singular valdad, partitive plural valdoid)

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

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