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Heimdall

[heym-dahl] /ˈheɪmˌdɑl/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology
1.
the god of dawn and light.
Also, Heimdal, Heimdallr
[heym-dahl-er] /ˈheɪmˌdɑl ər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Old Norse Heimdallr, equivalent to heim(r) home, world + dallr, perhaps cognate with Old English deall bold, renowned
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Heimdall

/ˈheɪmˌdɑːl/
noun
1.
(Norse myth) the god of light and the dawn, and the guardian of the rainbow bridge Bifrost
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