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val — of the battle-slain
1. valr (noun m.; °dat. -i; -ir): corpse, the slain < valmær (noun f.)
 valmey ‘the maiden of the battle-slain [VALKYRIE = Hildr (hildr “battle”)]’: This cpd is the object of heyja ‘wage, hold, carry out’, and the sense ‘battle’ is produced by ofljóst, since a famous valkyrie is Hildr, whose name is also a common noun meaning ‘battle’. See further Notes to Eyv Hál 7/2, ÞjóðA Mfl 8/5, 6II.
- valmey; — the maiden of the battle-slain; [VALKYRIE = Hildr]
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