Aurvangr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aurr (clay, mud) +‎ vangr (wong, field), thus meaning "Mud-wong".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Aurvangr m (genitive Aurvangs)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf
  2. (Norse mythology, in the plural) place-name

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4