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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse valda, from Proto-Germanic *waldaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

valda (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative olli, supine valdið)

  1. to cause
  2. to protect a chess piece — in which case it is conjugated like kalla

ConjugationEdit


KarelianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish valta

NounEdit

valda

  1. might, power

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

valda

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of valdīt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of valdīt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of valdīt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of valdīt

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *waldaną.

VerbEdit

valda

  1. (transitive, with dative) to wield (e.g. a sword)
  2. to rule over
  3. to cause, be the cause of

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Gutnish: valde
  • Old Danish: waldæ
  • Old Swedish: valda, valla, volda

ReferencesEdit

  • valda in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse valda, from Proto-Germanic *waldaną.

VerbEdit

valda

  1. to rule
  2. to rid
  3. to cause

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

valda

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of vald.

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