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Nanna1

[nahn-nah] /ˈnɑn nɑ/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
1.
the wife of Balder.

Nanna2

[nah-nah] /ˈnɑ nɑ/
noun
1.
the Sumerian god of the moon: the counterpart of the Akkadian god Sin.
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  • And they took the body of Nanna and they placed it side by side with Baldur's.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • On his own great ship, Ringhorn, would Baldur be placed with Nanna beside him.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • It's just hopeless, Nanna, to stay on here in this city of the dead.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • "It is her sister Nanna," he muttered to himself, and knew that he lied in saying it.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • "Yet you see how I could not let you go alone or even with Nanna," he urged.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • "And it is the morning of the third day," continued Esmay, and Nanna nodded again.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • Nanna looked at her half-sister questioningly, but did not offer to speak.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • A primitive emotion, but then Nanna was the elemental woman.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • And so it was upon the viands that Nanna's attention was immediately concentrated.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • "Then nothing else matters," said Nanna, comfortably, and openly wiped her eyes.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen

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