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Óinn

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Old Norse óask (to fear, dread), thus meaning "The Shy One".[1]

Proper nounEdit

Óinn m (genitive Óins)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf

ReferencesEdit

  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