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Old Norse[edit]


Probably from Old Norse bíldr (edged weapon, bloodletting knife), thus meaning "The Edged Weapon".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Bíldr m (genitive Bílds)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf


  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