Dólgþrasir

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dólgr (enemy, fiend) +‎ þrasir (snorter, one in rage), the second element deriving from þrasa (to snort, rage), thus meaning "Battle-eager".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Dólgþrasir m (genitive Dólgþrasis)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf

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