See also: Odín, Ódin, Ōdin, and Óðin

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Learned borrowing from Old Norse Óðinn (whence Icelandic Óðinn, English Oden), akin to Old High German Wodan and Old English Wōden. From Proto-Germanic *Wōdanaz, derived from Proto-Germanic *wōdaz (rage, manic inspiration, furor poeticus), from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂t- (to be excited). Compare Old Norse óðr (rage) and Dutch woede (rage) and woeden (to rage), Latin vātēs. Related to English wode.

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Odin

  1. (Norse mythology and paganism) A major Germanic god, in his Norse form a member of the Æsir, married to Frigg, and associated with knowledge, poetry, and war. Wednesday refers to him by way of interpretatio germanica.

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  • Japanese: オーディン

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DanishEdit

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Old Norse Óðinn.

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Odin

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin

FrenchEdit

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Borrowed from German Odin.

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Odin m

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin (god)

GermanEdit

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Borrowed from Old Norse Óðinn.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈoːdɪn/
  • Hyphenation: Odin
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Odin m (proper noun, strong, genitive Odins or Odin)

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin

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  • Odin” in Duden online

NorwegianEdit

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

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Odin

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin.
  2. a male given name in general use since the nineteenth century

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Etymology 1Edit

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

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Odin m

  1. (Midlandsnormalen, Norse mythology) Odin.
    • 1900, Snorri Sturluson, Steinar Schjøtt, transl., Kongesogur, page 7:
      Odin var ein stor her-mann og var mykje vidfarin, og lagde mange rike under seg.
      Odin was a great military man, well-traveled, and conquered many kingdoms.

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From Old Norse Auðunn or from Óðinn.

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Odin m

  1. a male given name from Old Norse

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From Old Norse Óðinn.

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Odin m

  1. (Norse mythology) Odin (the supreme god)