- the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir.
Also Ger·da [gair-duh] /ˈgɛər də/.
Origin of Gerd
< Old Norse Gerthr, derivative of garthr fenced-in field; see garth
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Examples from the Web for gerd
But neither would Gerd listen to word of this generous gift.
So Skirnir came into the hall, and Gerd received him coldly.
These were dreadful words, and Gerd no longer laughed when she heard them.
This was the father of Gerd, the maiden whom Frey had seen and loved.
But again Gerd laughed, though with less mirth in her laughter.