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Fafnir

Definition of the noun fafnir

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noun

  1. (Norse mythology) the Norse dragon that guarded a treasure and was slain by Sigurd

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  1. Fafnir: In Norse mythology, Fáfnir or Frænir was a son of the dwarf king Hreidmar and brother of Regin, Lyngheiðr, Lofnheiðr and Ótr. After being affected by the curse of Andvari's ring and gold, Fafnir became a dragon and was slain by Sigurd.
    • also known as Fafner
  2. Fafnir is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appears in the title Thor #134, and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

Writings

"Fafnir" is a book by Bernard Evslin.

Business

Fafnir was a German engine and vehicle manufacturer based in Aachen. They made a range of cars between 1908 and 1926.

Miscellanea

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary academic journal published by the Finnish Society of Science Fiction and Fantasy Researchers.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fafnir

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Google previewThe Mythic Journey (2017)

Use Myths, Fairy Tales, and Folklore to Explain Life's Mysteries by Liz Greene, Juliet Sharman-Burke

The dragon Fafnir is a curious creature, part giant and part dragon. This figure is an image of human...

Google previewThe Outlook (1915)

Fafnir is the Slavic peril. Wotan is conscientious scruple about international law and humanity associated with Pharisaism, as the Prussian war party believes, which can never prevail against military necessity; Siegfried must not be allowed to ...

Google previewNew Outlook (1915)

by Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton

Fafnir is the Slavic peril. Wotan is conscientious scruple about international law and humanity associated with Pharisaism, as the Prussian war party believes, which can never prevail against military necessity. Siegfried must not be allowed to ...

Google previewThe Romances of William Morris (2011)

by Amanda Hodgson

Fafnir is the Python of the north...

Google previewDragons (2014)

by Carla Mooney

Scandinavia Fafnir is a dragon from a Scandinavian story.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore (2016)

by Theresa Bane

Variations: Fáfnir, Frænir Fafnir was one of the DRAGONS named in Thorgrimr's Rhymes and in Snorri Sturluson's...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians (2013)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Fafnir Midmontane Rainforest Frog Albericus fafniri Menzies, 1999 Fafnir appears in Der Ring des Nibelungen as a giant who transforms himself into a dragon, in order to guard a gold hoard see Siegfried, third opera in the Ring cycle .

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

who urges him on to slay the dragon Fafnir [PYTHoN], who lay...

Having slain the sons of King Hunding, Sigurdr attacks and slays Fafnir, thus becoming master of the golden treasure, ...

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Scrabble value of F4A1F4N1I1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of FAFNIR

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  • RAFFIN

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