Óðinn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Óðinn m

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin
  2. A male given name

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz, whence also Old English Wōden, Old Saxon Wōden, Old High German Wuotan, Wodan. Related to the adjective óðr, literally meaning "the mad one".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (9th century West Norse, 12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈoːðinː/

Proper noun[edit]

Óðinn m

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: Óðinn
  • Faroese: Óðin
  • Old Swedish: Ōþin
  • Danish: Oden
  • Scanian: Óðen, Nóðen
  • Danish: Odin
  • English: Odin
  • Latin: Ōthinus
  • Norwegian: Odin
  • Swedish: Odin