Bodvar Bjarki

Bodvar Bjarki

[bawth-vahr byahr-kee]
noun Scandinavian Legend.
the greatest of Rolf Kraki's heroes, often fighting in the likeness of a bear: probably identical with Beowulf.

Origin:
< Old Norse Bǫthvar, equivalent to bǫth battle + herr master; Bjarki, ultimately diminutive from base of bjǫrn bear2

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