Crossword clues for aesir
- Scandinavian race of gods
- Group led by Odin
- Subject of the eddas
- Ocean flows west to Irish gods
- Throne to supply Debrett's ultimate in succession
- Odin, Thor et al
- Pantheon of Norse gods
- Group at Asgard
- Group of gods ruled by Odin
- Pantheon led by Odin
- Odin's race
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- Tyr, Balder, etc
- Thor Odin et al
- Race led by Odin
- Race for Odin, Thor, etc
- Principal Norse gods
- Odin's group
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- Odin and followers
- Norse group that fought the Vanir
- Gods led by Odin
- Asgard group
- Odin, Thor and company
- Gods of Asgard
- Norse pantheon gods
- Scandinavian gods
- Race of Norse gods
- Group of gods led by Odin
- Valhalla V.I.P.'s
- Race of Norse deities
- Norse race of gods
- Thor's group
- (Norse mythology) the chief race of gods living at Asgard
- Norse gods
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- Odin, Thor et al.
- Odin's crowd
- Valhalla group
- Gods of the Norse
- Odin, Thor, Balder et al.
- Tyr, Balder, etc.
- Odin et al.
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- Norse deities
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- Teutonic gods
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The Collaborative International Dictionary
AEsir \[AE]"sir\, n. pl. [Icel., pl. of [=a]ss god.] In the old Norse mythology, the gods Odin, Thor, Loki, Balder, Frigg, and the others. Their home was called Asgard.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
chief gods of Scandinavian religion, from Old Norse plural of ass "god," related to Old English os, Gothic ans "god" (see Asgard).
n. (alternative spelling of Æsir English)
In Old Norse, (or , plural ; feminine , plural ) is the term denoting a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon comprises the Vanir. In Norse mythology, the two pantheons wage the Æsir-Vanir War, which results in a unified pantheon.
The cognate term in Old English is (plural ) denoting a deity in Anglo-Saxon paganism. The Old High German is , plural . The Gothic language had (based only on Jordanes who glossed anses with uncertain meaning, possibly 'demi-god' and presumably a Latinized form of actual plural ). The reconstructed Proto-Germanic form is * (plural *). The a-rune was named after the æsir.
Unlike the Old English word god (and Old Norse ), the term () was never adopted into Christian use (Except for Angels).
Usage examples of "aesir".
At the head of the stair, on the cliff-edge, were gathered Odin and his lady Frigga, old Aegir and Ran, Bragi and all the other Aesir nobles.
AEsir who dominated Nemedia were called Nemedians, and later figured in Irish history, and the Nordics who settled in Brythunia were known as Brythunians, Brythons or Britons.
He pointed to a helmet and garments such as the Aesir wore, which he had placed on the chest.
But when I took off my own shirt to don the Aesir garments, my hand touched something that hung from my neck.
I read about the Jotuns the giants who lived in dark Jotunheim and incessantly battled the Aesir.
And once Loki is free and conspiring again with the Jotuns, it will be doom for all Asgard and the Aesir.
Loki succeeded in conquering the Aesir, he will lead the Jotuns to subdue Alfheim.
CONTENTS Introduction Chapter I The Rune Key Chapter II Mystery Land Chapter III Jotun and Aesir Chapter IV Odin Speaks Chapter V Shadow of Loki Chapter VI Ancient Science Chapter VII Ambush!
While I lie far, The Aesir safe are, Bring me not home, Lest Ragnarok come.
The Aesir, said the legends, inhabited the fabled city of Asgard, which was separated from the land of Midgard by a deep gulf that was spanned by a wonderful rainbow bridge.
In the great hall Valhalla reigned Odin, king of the Aesir, and his wife Frigga.
Once Loki had been of the Aesir, till he turned traitor and was prisoned with his two monstrous pets, the wolf Fenris and the Midgard serpent Iormungandr.
They depicted the Aesir as mortal beings who possessed the secret of eternal youth in common with the giants and dwarfs.
If Loki were released, bringing about Ragnarok the twilight of the gods the Aesir would perish.
In the old legends, I remembered, the mighty Aesir had been fair-haired.