Ginnarr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ginna ‎(to dupe, deceive), thus meaning "The Deceiver".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Ginnarr m (genitive Ginnars)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf

References[edit]

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