Hel


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Hel

 (hĕl)
n. Norse Mythology
1. The goddess of death and the underworld; the daughter of Loki.
2. The underworld of the dead not killed in battle.

[Old Norse; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]

Hel

(hɛl) or

Hela

n
1. (Norse Myth & Legend) the goddess of the dead
2. (Norse Myth & Legend) the underworld realm of the dead

Hel

(hɛl)

n.
a Norse goddess, the daughter of Loki, who ruled the abode of the dead.
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Noun1.Hel - (Norse mythology) goddess of the dead and queen of the underworldHel - (Norse mythology) goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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Hel
References in classic literature ?
Having lit the candle, she hel d it low, and pointed to the skirting-board.
Farewell to Finnair AY666," wrote the airline, "but remember, we still have a flight from SIN to HEL.
Born in a cave with a snake and a wolf for brothers, Hel is the daughter of a giantess and of Loki, the god of mischief -- it's no wonder that Hel is unusual too.
Simon's retelling of Norse mythology through the voice and experiences of Hel adds spunk to the canon.
Hel Hadau Gwawn, Annes Glynn ; Cyhoeddiadau Barddas.
This is an amazing book, it breathes a reality into a most unlikely subject; Hel is both repelled by her own physical being and relishes nastiness with sheer brutality and cruelty: with this terrific writing she becomes both repulsively appalling and totally irresistible.
This was the first full-up demonstration of the HEL MD in the configuration including the laser and beam director mounted in the vehicle, according to officials of the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.
This article links ongoing research and development of laser technology to show that HEL weapons will be a reality, develops some concepts of employment for HEL defensive and offensive weapons as they apply to the tactical and strategic levels of warfare, and presents several vignettes to illustrate possible HEL weapons applications accounting for the joint nature of tomorrow's fight.
Yn y rhaglen, bydd rhai o actorion ifanc y cast gwreiddiol yn dod at ei gilydd i hel atgofion am y ffilmio.
Mae'n siwr y bydd trigolion Taicynhaeaf yn fy niawlio am ddatgelu hyn, ond mae'n amlwg nad oes llawer ohonyn nhw'n trafferthu i fynd i hel llus ac mae'n gas gen i weld ffrwythau da yn cael eu gwastraffu
U20 Men: Mike Rimmer & Carl Williams (LPS), Greg Williams (St Hel S), Ben Jones (Coventry), Neil Bullock, John Mannion, Jonny Mellor & Stuart Morland.
But despite her bashfulness two years ago, Lowri was delighted when Hel Achau presenter, Elen Pencwm, arranged a surprise meeting for her at Wrexham baths with none other than Iwan Thomas.