Odin

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From Old Norse Óðinn, akin to Old High German Wotan and Old English Wōden. From Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz, derived from Proto-Germanic *wōþuz (rage, manic inspiration, furor poeticus), from Proto-Indo-European *wet-. Compare Old Norse óðr and Dutch woede (rage) and woeden (to rage).

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Odin

  1. (Norse mythology and Heathenry) The supreme god of the Germanic and Norse pantheons, the leader of the Æsir, after whom Wednesday is named; the god of war and poetry, the husband of Frigga, the father of Balder, Hod, Hermod, Thor, and Tyr. The Allfather, the One-eyed, the Terrible One, the Father of Battle.

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From Old Norse Óðinn, from Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz.

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Odin

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin.
  2. A male given name in general use since the nineteenth century.

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Odin m

  1. (Norse mythology and heathenry) Odin (in Norse mythology, the supreme god)