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Scandinavian goddess of fate
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Alternative clues for the word norn
One of a trio in Scandinavian myth
Norse goddess of fate
Any of the three Fates or goddesses of destiny
Identified with Anglo-Saxon Wyrd
Similar to Greek Moirae and Roman Parcae
Urd or Skuld
Skuld is one
Urth, Verthandi or Skuld
One of the Teutonic Fates
Skuld or Urdur
Urth or Skuld
Word definitions for norn in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Norn \Norn\, Norna \Nor"na\, n. [Icel. norn, pl. nornir.] (Scandinavian Myth.) Any one of the three Fates, Past, Present, and Future. Their names were Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. They are identified with the Anglo-Saxon Wyrd, and are similar to the Greek...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (context intransitive obsolete English) To mourn; complain. 2 (context transitive obsolete English) To bring forward; proffer; propose. 3 (context transitive obsolete English) To say; speak; utter; tell. 4 (context transitive obsolete English) To...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1770, from Old Norse norn (plural nornir ), one of the female fates of Scandinavian mythology, related to Swedish dialectal norna "to warn, to communicate secretly," perhaps ultimately imitative of low murmuring (compare Middle High German narren "to growl,...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Norn may refer to: The Norn language , an extinct North Germanic language that was spoken on Shetland and Orkney The Norns , beings from Norse mythology Norn Iron , the local pronunciation of Northern Ireland Norn iron works , an old industrial community...
Usage examples of norn.
But the hunts, of course, never endedand Stephen was obliged to follow Norn, Soredon, and Gilliam wherever it was that the season dragged them in search of food and prey.
But these people worshiped the Norns and their mother, Wyrd, which meant they were not gods and did not regard the Aesir as supernatural beings!
Orddu, Orwen, and Orgoch have appeared in other guises (as might well be expected of them): the Three Norns, the Moirae, the Triple Goddess, and very likely some other transformations they decline to admit.
Out of the vault, searching for instant-elsewhere booths, turn a corner and-the Norn!