valur

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse valr (hawk, falcon).

Noun[edit]

valur m (genitive singular vals, nominative plural valir)

  1. gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse valr (the slain, the fallen), from Proto-Germanic *walaz (corpse, body; carnage).

Noun[edit]

valur m (genitive singular vals, no plural)

  1. the fallen; casualties of a war or battle
Declension[edit]

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

valur m (oblique plural valurs, nominative singular valurs, nominative plural valur)

  1. value
  2. valor; braveness

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