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Völundr

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic  /  old norse 
NAME ROOT:
*WēLA-NANDAZ > *WēLANDAZ > WIOLANT > VöLUNDR
MEANING:
This name derives from the Germanic and Old Norse “*Wēla-nandaz > *Wēlandaz”, meaning “brave in battle, courageous fighter”. The name is related to the Germanic "Wiolant" translated as "Wayland. In Germanic and Norse mythology, Wayland the Smith is a legendary master blacksmith. In Old Norse sources, Völundr appears in Völundarkviða, a poem in the Poetic Edda, and in Þiðrekssaga, and his legend is also depicted on the Ardre image stone VIII. In Old English sources, he appears in Deor, Waldere and in Beowulf and the legend is depicted on the Franks Casket. He is mentioned in the German poems about Dietrich von Bern as the Father of Witige.
KEYWORDS:
GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY / NORSE MYTHOLOGY

Usage

  • old norseold norse

Related names

VARIANTS
old norse
Völunðr

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient germanic
Wiolant
danish
vølund
english
waylon, wayland
faroese
Vølundur
german
wieland
icelandic
völundur
old english - anglo-saxon
Wēland
swedish
völund, valand

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

7
Numerological Values:
7

Number 7 individuals are analytical and inquisitive. They have a thirst for knowledge and often make great academics, researchers or scientists. They have a strong sense of independence and tend to do things their own way. Number 7 individuals are believed to be self-reliant and may come across as reserved.

Chakra Number:
7: The number of the Crown Chakra "Sahasrara"

Violet is the color of the crown chakra and it is the color of cosmic awareness and cosmic consciousness. It is a unifying color, the color of oneness and spirituality. The energy of this color is very healing and can soothe away pain. Learn more about this powerful spiritual color.

Color meaning:

The color violet relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts. The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.

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