Ægir

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ægir.

Proper noun[edit]

Ægir

  1. (Norse mythology) A giant and king of the sea, personifying the power thereof. He is the son of Fornjótr, and the brother of Logi and Kári. He has nine daughters — the billow maidens — by his wife, Rán, namely: Bára, Blóðughadda, Bylgja, Dúfa, Hefring, Himinglæva, Hrönn, Kólga, and Unnr.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ægir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ægir m

  1. Ægir (king of the sea in Norse mythology)
  2. A male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics [1]

  • son of Ægir: Ægisson
  • daughter of Ægir: Ægisdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Ægir
Accusative Ægir
Dative Ægi
Genitive Ægis

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ægir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ægir m

  1. Ægir (king of the sea in Norse mythology)
  2. A male given name

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ægir m

  1. Ægir (king of the sea in Norse mythology)

Descendants[edit]