HyperDic: njord

English > 1 sense of the word Njord:
NOUNperson Njord, Njorth(Norse mythology) chief of the Vanir
English > Njord: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Norse mythology) chief of the Vanir; god of the sea and winds and prosperity; father of Frey and Freya; sometimes subsumes Teutonic Nerthus.
SynonymNjorth
CategoryNorse mythologyThe mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Instance ofNorse deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen
CatalanNjord

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