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.
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

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