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völundur

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

  • icelandicicelandic

Use in other languages

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

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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