I'm interested in the etymology of valkyrja. According to the Cleasby online dictionary (specifically on png. 675), it is made up of two elements val-kyrja. This is supported in Gordon. The val-, I'm assuming, is related to valr "the slain" (please correct me if I'm wrong), but what of -kyrja? I have thus far not found it in Cleasby or Gordon. Can anyone help me?
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