Fafnir

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Fáfnir; Icelandic Frænir

Proper noun[edit]

Fafnir

  1. (Norse mythology) a son of the dwarf king Hreidmar, gifted with strength and fearlessness, but killed his father and transformed into a dragon out of ill-nature and greed. He would be slain by Regin and Sigurd whilst trying to protect his amassed treasures.

See also[edit]

  1. Volsunga Saga