As we have seen, he is in Saxo the progenitor of the hilding Hildeger.
Borgar's transformation from stepfather to the father of a hilding shall be explained below.
Both the conflicts between father and son, within the hilding family, are pendants and each other's antithesis.
All that the names appear to signify is that their owners belong to the hilding race.
Frithiof was playing at chess with Bjorn when hilding arrived.
But hilding, full of his errand, began at once to speak: "I am sent by the sons of Bele," said he.
No other outcome of his errand had hilding: he went back speedily to the kings, and told them Frithiof's answer.
hilding: a word derived from the Anglo-Saxon, and used indiscriminately to denote a young person of either sex.
Which showed that he had been all the time occupied with hilding's errand.
hilding did not understand such mode of answering, and at length rebuked Frithiof for his indifference.