Edda Names I-N

I

Ifing: a mythical river

ĺm: a giant

Imth: a giant maiden

Imth’s daughter: a troll wench

Ingunar-Frey: Frey

Innstein: the father of Óttar

ĺri: a dwarf

ĺsólf: a son of Olmóth

ĺsung: a hero

Ithi: a giant

Ithmund: one of King Hjorvarth’s earls

ĺthun: the goddess of youth

ĺvaldi’s sons: dwarfs

ĺvar: the father of Auth

 

J

Jafnhár: Óthin

Jálk: Óthin

Jari: a dwarf

Jarizkar: a Danish(?) prince

Jarizleif: a Danish(?) prince

Járnsaxa: a giantess

Jofurmar: a son of Dag

Jónakr: Guthrún’s third husband

Jormunrekk: Ermanarich, king of the Ostrogoths

Jorth: Fjogyn, the mother of Thór

 

K

Kára: a daughter of Hálfdan

Kári: a son of Fróthi

Karl: the son of Ríg and Amma

Kerlaugs, The: two mythical rivers

Ketil: Óttar’s great-grandfather

Kíar: a king

Kiarval: King of Valland

Kíli: a dwarf

Kjalar: Óthin

Klypp: the father of Ketil

Knéfrœth: the emissary of Atli

Knúi: a hero

Kolga’s sister: one of Ægir’s daughters

Kon: a son of Earl and Erna

Kormt: a mythical river

Kostbera: the wife of Hogni

Kriemhild: Guthrún

Kund: a son of Earl and Erna

 

L

Læráth: Yggdrasil

Lævatein: a sword

Laufey: Loki’s mother

Leiptr: a mythical river

Leirbrimir: a giant

Leire: Hleithr

Léttfeti: a heavenly steed

Líf: a being who will survive the fimbulvetr

Lífthrásir: a being who will survive the fimbulvetr

Lit: a dwarf

Loddfáfnir: a “thul”

Lofar: a dwarf

Lofnheith: a daughter of Hreithmar

Loga Fells: place name

Loki: one of the Æsir

Lóni: a dwarf

Lopt: Loki

Lothin: a giant

Lóthur: possibly a hypostasis of Óthin

Lyfja Mount: the location of Mengloth’s castle

Lyngheith: a daughter of Hreithmar

Lyngvi: a son of Hunding

Lýr: Mengloth’s castle

 

M

Magni: Thór’s son

Magnús Ólafsson: a king of Norway

Meili: the brother of Thór

Melkorka: an Irish princess

Mélnir: a horse

Mengloth: Svipdag’s bride

Menja: a giant maiden

Mimameith: Yggdrasil

Mímir: Mím

Mist: a valkyrie

Mistarblindi: a giant(?)

Mithgarth: the earth as the abode of men

Míthgarth-Worm: the world-encircling serpent (a.k.a. the equator)

Mithvitnir: a giant(?)

Mjolnir: Thór’s hammer

Mjóthvitnir: a dwarf

Mogthrásir: mankind

Móin: a serpent

Móïnsheim: place name

Móthi: a son of Thór

Mótsognir: a dwarf

Munaheim: place name

Mundilferi: the father of the sun and the moon

Munin: one of Óthin’s ravens

Múspelheim: the world of fire

Múspell’s sons: dwellers in Múspelheim

Mýlnir: a horse

Myrkheim: a forest

Myrkvith: place name

Mýsing: a sea king

 

N

Nabbi: a dwarf

Naglfar: the ship of the dead

Nágrind: the entrance to Hel

Náin: a dwarf

Náli: a dwarf

Nanna: the daughter of Nokkvi

Nanna: the wife of Baldr

Nár: a dwarf

Narfi: a wolf, the son of Loki

Nari: Loki’s son

Ná-Strand: the strand of the dead

Neri’s sister: a norn

Nerthus: Terrae mater, mother earth

Nidhād: (see Níthoth)

Niflheim: the realm of Hel

Niflhel: the realm of Hel

Niflungs, The: the sons of Gjuki

Niflungs: warriors

Níping: a dwarf

Nitha-Fells: the abode of the dead(?)

Nitha Fields: the abode of the dead(?)

Níhhogg: a dragon

Nithi: a dwarf

Níthoth: the king of the Njarar

Njorth: a Van god

Nóatún: the abode of Njorth

Nokkvi: the father of Nanna

Nóri: a dwarf

Northri: a dwarf

Not: a mythical river

Nótt: Night

Nýi: a dwarf

Nýráth: a dwarf

Nyt: a mythical river

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