'choice, range to choose from, abundance' (Modern English wale)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
val 'choice', vǫl 'choice'
(ONP val (2)(sb.)(n.), vǫl (sb.); cp. velja (vb.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far val, Icel val, Norw val, ODan val, Dan valg, Sw val; Far velja, Icel velja, Norw velja, Dan vælge, Sw välja
Phonological and morphological markers
Only otherwise cited by MED and OED from a handful of mostly N and Sc texts.
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
MED cites the instance at Erk 73 in its entry for wālen (v.1), but notes that to wale could be construed as a prep. phrase. and thus identified with its n.1.