IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Óðinn, from Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz.

Proper nounEdit

Óðinn m

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin
  2. A male given name

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz, whence also Old English Wōden, Old Saxon Wōden, Old High German Wuotan, Wodan. Related to the adjective óðr, literally meaning "the mad one".

PronunciationEdit

  • (9th century West Norse) IPA(key): /ˈoːðinː/
  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈoːðinː/

Proper nounEdit

Óðinn m

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: Óðinn
  • Faroese: Óðin
  • Old Swedish: Ōþin
  • Danish: Oden
  • Scanian: Óðen, Nóðen
  • Danish: Odin
  • English: Odin
  • Norwegian: Odin
  • Swedish: Odin