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7/29/2021, 10:23 AM Beautiful Victory
9/15/2020, 4:25 PM Mike C
12/28/2019, 7:54 AM Beautiful Victory

Name Vänern
Type Body of Water
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈˇvɛː.nɛɳ/
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. One theory is that the name is derived from Old Swedish vænir and therefore related to Archaic Swedish words vån "hope, prospect" and vän "beautiful, fair". Although this is very uncertain. Vänern is the largest lake in Sweden and the third largest lake in Europe.
Added 12/28/2019 by Beautiful Victory