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Old NorseEdit


From Old Norse nár (corpse, body), from Proto-Germanic *nawaz (corpse), thus meaning "The Corpse".[1]

Proper nounEdit

Nár m (genitive Nárs)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf


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