In Norse mythology, Dagr ( Old Norse "day") is day personified. This personification appears in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. In both sources, Dagr is stated to be the son of the god Dellingr and is associated with the bright-maned horse Skinfaxi, who "draw[s] day to mankind". Depending on manuscript variation, the Prose Edda adds that Dagr is either Dellingr's son by Nótt, the personified night, or Jörð, the personified Earth. Otherwise, Dagr appears as a common noun simply meaning "day" throughout Old Norse works. Connections have been proposed between Dagr and other similarly named figures in Germanic mythology.
Dagr (also Dagur) is the personified day in Norse mythology.
Dagr or Dagur may also refer to:
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- "Dagr", a song by Wardruna from their 2008 album Runaljod – Gap Var Ginnunga
- Dragon Alliance of Gamers and Role-Players, the group that founded Dragon Con
- Dagur (newspaper), a defunct Icelandic newspaper.