- a dwarf from whom Loki extorted a treasure, including a magic ring, to give to Hreidmar as wergild for the killing of Otter: Andvari then cursed all those who would possess the treasure.
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Examples from the Web for andvari
He came to the pool before the cave and he watched for a sight of Andvari.
Yes, if he were going to catch Andvari she would lend her net to him.
"Andvari, you are caught; it is one of the Æsir who has taken you," he heard his captor say.
He saw Andvari snatch at something on the heap, but he made no sign of marking it.
It was Andvari's ring, the ring he had placed on her finger.
- Norse myth a dwarf who possessed a treasure hoard, which was robbed by Loki
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