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Valkyrie Etymology

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Loki
Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Badb
Raven. Irish. One of the three Valkyrie-aspects of the Morrigan....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Macha
(field, plain). Irish. One of the three Valkyrie-aspects of the Morrigan....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Nemain
(frenzy). Irish. One of the three Valkyrie-aspects of the the Morrigan....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Nemetona
(she of the sacred grove). Gaulish. A Continental Deity revered during Roman times; her name may be cognate with the Irish Valkyrie Nemain, and in fact the Romans seem to have regarded her as having some connection with Mars....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Morgan le Fay
The final incarnation of the Irish valkyrie Morrigan, Morgan plays a critical but ambiguous role in the Arthurian cycle. Portrayed as a mortal female deeply learned in Magick and a close relative of Arthur's (maternal half-sister), she is always at odds with...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Nav
(related to Aryan for "Boat") The Goddess of Death. She is said to secretly cast up a little bone ("Navya kostochka" = `Nav's bone') in a victim's food, and when the fragment is swallowed, they die. Her sacred day was "Naviy den"...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic

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The feminine name Wealhtheow and the problem of Beowulfian
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Roy Collins and David Kerr, "Etymology of the Word Macrobiotic:s,". Sino- Platonic Papers ..... Hel" (Brunehilde) is also the name of the valiant Valkyrie leader.
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by a screening of that Valkyrie helicopter raid right near .... stand, and the Marines screening the Valkyrie ..... origin of the Vietnam disaster in the firstplace?
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once in the Bible (Psalm 139:16) and is the origin of the Golem in Jewish ..... Richard Wagner, The Ring of the Niblung: The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, with.
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standing of the origin of the Scandinavian myth is not advanced by this com- parison, for ... meets forest maidens guiding the course of battles (valkyries?).

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A few insignificant v-words are of Scandinavian origin: Valkyrie (literally “corpse chooser”), Varangian, and Viking should be mentioned.
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Valkyrie - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L ... Look up Valkyrie at Dictionary.
Valkyrie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Norse mythology, a valkyrie is one of a host of female figures who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live.
Valkyrie - Wiktionary
Etymology[edit]. The proper noun Valkyries was attested before the common noun valkyries. See the entry valkyrie for more.
Valkyrie - New World Encyclopedia
Etymology. The word "Valkyrie" comes from the Old Norse valkyrja (plural " valkyrur"), which consists of the words val ("to choose") ...
Behind the Name: Meaning, origin and history of the name Valkyrie
The etymology and history of first names. ... Given Name VALKYRIE ...

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