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Helgi

[ hel-gee ]

noun

, Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. the son of Hjorvard and Svava, a Valkyrie.
  2. his reincarnation, the son of Sigmund and Borghild: slayer of Hunding.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Helgi1

< Old Norse: masculine singular weak form of heilagr holy, sacred

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Example Sentences

Helgi thereupon seeks the sword that Svava had indicated to him.

What wilt thou let accompany the name of Helgi, maid of aspect bright!

Hiorvard answers, that he will supply Helgi with an army, if he will avenge his mother's father.

It was she who gave Helgi that name, and afterwards often protected him in battle.

Helgi sent Sigar riding, after Eylimi's only daughter: he bade her quickly be in readiness, if she would find the king alive.

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