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Definition of the noun aesir

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  1. (Norse mythology) the chief of gods living at Asgard

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  1. The chief gods of pagan Scandinavia.


"Aesir" is a composition.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

see Aesir. Aesar (B) (Celtic, Irish) Also known as: Aesus,Asus (Roman), Dia, Logh. Aesar is thought tobean ancient creator god or god ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons (2015)

by Manfred Lurker

Aesir) In Norse mythology, the race of gods inhabiting Asgard were called the Aesir. The name comes from Old Norse ass = stake, beam, and this might suggest that the oldest representations of these gods were carved stakes. At the head of ...

Google previewDictionary of Gods and Goddesses (2009)

by Michael Jordan

AESIR ORIGIN Icelandic (Nordic). The major race of sky gods in Norse religion. KNOWN PERIOD OF WORSHIP Viking period (circa AD 700) but developed earlier, until Christian- ization (circa AD 1100) and in some instances beyond.

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

AEsir, plural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé

Aesir The collective term used in Norse literature for the Germanic pantheon (12 in number). More strictly, it stands for the majority group among gods which includes Odin, Thor, Balder, Tyr, Heimdall and Loki, who share a common origin.

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Scrabble value of A1E1S1I1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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