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Þul Óðins 4III l. 5

Hjarrandi — Hjarrandi


Hjarrandi (noun m.): Hjarrandi



[5] Hjarrandi: This is also the name of a legendary hero, father of Heðinn (see Skm, SnE 1998, I, 72). Cf. OE Heorrenda (in the Old English Deor l. 39), OHG Herrant as well as the pers. n. Hjarrandr, perhaps ‘croaker, clatterer’ (see AEW: Hjarrandi).



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