valkyrja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse valkyrja, from Proto-Germanic *walakuzjǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₃- + *ǵews-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɬ.ˌtʃɪɹ.ja/, /ˈval.ˌtʃʰɪr.ja/

Noun[edit]

valkyrja f (genitive singular valkyrju, plural valkyrjur)

  1. Valkyrie

Declension[edit]

Declension of valkyrja
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative valkyrja valkyrjan valkyrjur valkyrjurnar
accusative valkyrju valkyrjuna valkyrjur valkyrjurnar
dative valkyrju valkyrjuni valkyrjum valkyrjunum
genitive valkyrju valkyrjunnar valkyrja valkyrjanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse valkyrja, from Proto-Germanic *walakuzjǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₃- + *ǵews-.

Noun[edit]

valkyrja f (genitive singular valkyrju, nominative plural valkyrjur)

  1. Valkyrie

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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valkyrja
valkyrie

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse valkyrja, from Proto-Germanic *walakuzjǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²vaːl.çʏr.ja/, [²ʋɑːl.c͡çʏr.jɑ], [²ʋɑːl.çʏɾ.jɑ]

Noun[edit]

valkyrja f (definite singular valkyrja, indefinite plural valkyrjer or valkyrjor, definite plural valkyrjene or valkyrjone)

  1. (Norse mythology) a valkyrie; (pre-1917) alternative form of valkyrje
  2. definite singular of valkyrje

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

“valkyrje” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *walakuzjǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₃- + *ǵews-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈwɑlˌkyr.jɑ/

Noun[edit]

valkyrja f (genitive valkyrju, plural valkyrjur)

  1. Valkyrie

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

All descendants are borrowed: