Hyndluljod says there were twelve (“there were eleven Aesir when Baldr went down into the howe”).
"We live," grunted the Aesir, busy over Amra's half-frozen feet.
All the above deities, together with a number of others less important, form a regularly organised community, like the Aesir.
The Vanir then made common cause with the Aesir and were worshipped like them.
The Aesir joined him on the way, and they made, together, something like a wedding procession.
In spite of their origin, Frey and Freyja become to all intents and purposes Aesir.
It is ill with the Aesir, it is ill with the Elves; hast thou hidden the Thunderer's hammer?
The god, now ready to resign the empire of the world and prepared for the ending of the Aesir, awaits the hero's coming.
The last despairing appeal of Waltraute for the Aesir meets with an answer which fully exhibits the change wrought in Brnnhilde.