Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Old Norse[edit]


From Old Norse heimr (home", "world) + dallr of unknown origin and meaning. The latter term is possibly equal to feminine dǫll, from Mardǫll, one of Freyja's names, and perhaps cognate with Old English deal (proud", "eminent), thus meaning possibly "World-radiance".

Proper noun[edit]

Heimdallr m (genitive Heimdallar)

  1. (Norse mythology) Heimdall