Heimdall

Heimdall

[heym-dahl]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
the god of dawn and light.
Also, Heimdal, Heimdallr [heym-dahl-er] .


Origin:
< Old Norse Heimdallr, equivalent to heim(r) home, world + dallr, perhaps cognate with Old English deall bold, renowned

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Heimdall, Heimdal or Heimdallr (ˈheɪmˌdɑːl, ˈheɪmˌdɑːlə)
 
n
Norse myth the god of light and the dawn, and the guardian of the rainbow bridge Bifrost
 
Heimdal, Heimdal or Heimdallr
 
n
 
Heimdallr, Heimdal or Heimdallr
 
n

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