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þrymm

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Old Norse þrymr

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

þrymm m (nominative plural þrymmas)

  1. host, army
  2. force, power, glory
    • c. 950, Maxims II, Lines 4-5
      [...] þunar byð þragum hludast. Þrymmas syndan Cristes myccle.
      Wyrd byð swiðost, winter byð cealdost
      [...]
      [...] thunder is sometimes loudest. Christ’s glories are great.
      Wyrd is strongest, winter is coldest [...]