Norse deity


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Noun1.Norse deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Aesir - (Norse mythology) the chief race of gods living at Asgard
Vanir - (Norse mythology) race of ancient gods sometimes in conflict with the Aesir
Nanna - (Norse mythology) wife of Balder
Norn, weird sister - (Norse mythology) any of the three goddesses of destiny; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wyrd; similar to Greek Moirae and Roman Parcae
Sigyn - (Norse mythology) wife of Loki; held a cup over him during his punishment to spare him the pain of drops of poison
Ull, Ullr - (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis; son of Sif and stepson of Thor
Vali - (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir and avenger of Balder; son of Odin
Vidar, Vithar, Vitharr - (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir; son of Odin; avenges his parent by slaying Fenrir at Ragnarok
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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Thor THE story of an arrogant Norse deity cast down to Earth to live among humans, Thor was always in the league division two of superheroes behind Spiderman and the Hulk.
A Marvel superhero version based on the Norse deity appeared in the comics in 1962.