Svanhild

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Svanhildr.

Proper noun[edit]

Svanhild f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Svanhild: Svanhildarson
  • daughter of Svanhild: Svanhildardóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Svanhild
Accusative Svanhild
Dative Svanhild
Genitive Svanhildar

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Svanhildr, from svan (swan) + hildr (battle).

Proper noun[edit]

Svanhild

  1. A female given name; the daughter of Sigurd and Gudrun in the Poetic Edda.