wal-

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See also: WAL, Wal, wal, wał, and wäl

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *walo- or *walu-, from Proto-Indo-European *welə- ‘wound, injure’. Cognate with Old English wæl, Old High German wal, Old Norse valr.

Prefix[edit]

wal-

  1. Prefix denoting death, slaughter, crime; wretched
    waldād "a murder"