Hlévangr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hlé (shelter, lee) +‎ vangr (wong, plain, meadow), thus meaning "Sheltered Plain".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Hlévangr m (genitive Hlévangs)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4