einherjar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse einherjar (plural, literally lone fighters) (rarely attested singular einheri).

Noun[edit]

einherjar pl (plural only)

  1. (Norse mythology) The warriors who died fighting bravely and were brought by valkyries to Valhalla, where they feast and prepare for Ragnarok.

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Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

einherjar (singular einheri)

  1. the einherjar, dead warriors in Valhalla