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See also: Valde and välde

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

A shortening of validē, from validus (robust, vigorous) +‎ (suffix forming adverbs from adjectives).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

valdē (comparative valdius, superlative valdissimē)

  1. very, very much, exceedingly
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Samuelis I 2:22
      Heli autem erat senex valde et audivit omnia quae faciebant filii sui universo Israheli
      Now Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel;
  2. strongly, vigorously, intensely

Usage notesEdit

Used as an intensifier before adjectives or verbs.

ReferencesEdit


LatvianEdit

NounEdit

valde f (5th declension)

  1. board (of administration)
  2. board (of directors)
  3. authority
  4. committee

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

valde

  1. past tense of velja and velje
  2. definite singular past participle of velja and velje
  3. plural past participle of velja and velje

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

valde

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of vald.

VerbEdit

valde

  1. past tense of välja.