noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Examples from the Web for vala
She went into the nearest pew, and though all were standing, she laid Vala on the seat, and slipped to her knees beside her.
She was their Alruna-wife, their Vala, their wise woman, whose counsels all received as more than human.Hereward, The Last of the English|Charles Kingsley
She said the wind hurt her, that she was tired, that she would rather sit still in the house and shut her eyes and think of Vala.
A faint smile, as of triumph, broke over the lips of the Vala, and then as suddenly yielded to an expression of great sadness.Harold, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Thou art no Vala, nor wise woman, rather art thou the mother of three Thursar.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson