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Gender Feminine
Usage Various
Pronounced Pron. VAL-ki-ree (English)

Meaning & History

Means "chooser of the slain", derived from Old Norse valr "the slain" and kyrja "chooser". In Norse myth the Valkyries were maidens who led heroes killed in battle to Valhalla.