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1. valr (noun m.)

‘corpse, the slain’
ONP (prose citations):41726238
SkP: 65127911 (prose):121392394

forms: val-, valnum dat m sg, valur, valurinn nom m sg, Val, Valr, valinn m sg, valer, vale, vali, Vale, uali, vala, valrinn, ualir, valʀ, ualvr, valínn, ualur, Vali, ualr, vals, val, valr, valiɴ, val


Anon Eirm 1I, l. 3: Valhǫll ‘Valhǫll’
Anon Eirm 1I, l. 9: valkyrjur ‘valkyries’
Anon Liðs 5I, l. 4: valkǫstr ‘a heap of the slain’
Arn Hryn 15II, l. 3: valgammr ‘the corpse-vulture’
ESk Sigdr I 5II, l. 4: valslǫngur ‘catapults’
Edáð Banddr 4I, l. 5: grafvala ‘’
Eskál Vell 14I, l. 6: valfalls ‘of slaughter’
Eskál Vell 20I, l. 2: valmey ‘the maiden of the battle-slain’
Eskál Vell 26I, l. 5: valserkjar ‘of the shirt of the slain’
Eskál Vell 31I, l. 1: Valfǫllum ‘with the slain’
Eyv Hál 12I, l. 3: valtýs ‘of the slaughter-god’
Eyv Hál 12I, l. 3: valryss ‘’
Eyv Hák 1I, l. 6: Valhǫll ‘Valhǫll’
Eyv Hák 9I, l. 7: Valhallar ‘Valhǫll’
Eyv Hák 11I, l. 2: valkyrjur ‘valkyries’
Eyv Lv 4I, l. 1: valgrindar ‘of the slaughter-gate’
Eyv Lv 11I, l. 5: valjarðar ‘battlefield’
Gísl Magnkv 16II, l. 8: valfasti ‘The corpse-flame’
Glúmr Gráf 7I, l. 5: Valgaltar ‘of the slaughter-boar’
Glúmr Gráf 15I, l. 2: valfall ‘death in battle’
Gsind Hákdr 6I, l. 7: valbrands ‘of the slaughter-fire’
Gsind Hákdr 6I, l. 1: Valþagnar ‘of Valþǫgn’
Refr Giz 3III, l. 2: Valgautr ‘Valgautr’
Hfr Óldr 1I, l. 4: valkǫstu ‘corpse-heaps’
Hfr Óldr 4I, l. 6: Valkera ‘of the Valkerar’
Hildr Lv 1I, l. 6: valbríkar ‘of the slain-plank’
Ótt Hfl 9I, l. 4: valkǫstu ‘piles of the slain’
Ótt Hfl 14I, l. 1: Valfasta ‘of the fire of the slain’
Ótt Knútdr 10I, l. 5: valfall ‘a slaughter’
Rv Lv 25II, l. 2: valfall ‘a corpse-fall’
RvHbreiðm Hl 50III, l. 6: valgjóð ‘to the corpse-buzzard’
SnSt Ht 11III, l. 6: valbjór ‘corpse-beer’
Sturl Hrafn 4II, l. 2: valdrósar ‘of the slaughter-woman’
Sturl Hrafn 10II, l. 6: valtafni ‘slaughter-food’
Sturl Hrafn 18II, l. 6: valgammar ‘The corpse-buzzards’
Sturl Hryn 9II, l. 3: valgammr ‘the corpse-vulture’
Þhorn Harkv 2I, l. 1: valkyrja ‘The valkyrie’
Þhorn Harkv 13I, l. 7: valdreyra* ‘of the blood of the slain’
Þjóð Haustl 3III, l. 6: valkastar ‘of the corpse-heap’
Þjóð Yt 8I, l. 5: valteins ‘of the twig of the slain’
Þjóð Yt 11I, l. 11: valsœfendr ‘the slaughterers of the slain’
Þorm Lv 20I, l. 6: valtafn ‘corpse-prey’
Tindr Hákdr 3I, l. 4: valgagls ‘of the slaughter-goose’
Anon (Ragn) 2VIII (Ragn 32), l. 8: valfugla ‘carnage-birds’
Anon (HSig) 6II, l. 5: valþiðurr ‘The carnage-grouse’
KrákÁsl Lv 11VIII (RagnSon 1) (Kráka/Áslaug), l. 8: valmeyjar ‘of the carnage-maiden’
Framarr Lv 1VIII (Ket 34), l. 8: valgöglum ‘to corpse-geese’
BjRagn Lv 4VIII (Ragn 29), l. 6: valfalli ‘fallen slain’
Þul Sverða 4III, l. 2: vallangr ‘corpse-long one’

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