- the servant of Frey: symbol of the sun.
Origin of Skirnir
< Old Norse Skírnir, equivalent to skír(r) bright, clear (cf. sheer1) + -nir noun suffix
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Examples from the Web for skirnir
One of the maidens opened the door and Skirnir entered Gymer's dwelling.
"I shall bring the maid to you," said Skirnir the Venturesome.
He drew the magic sword from his belt and he placed it in Skirnir's hand.
He thought upon this, and drew back from Skirnir, and for a while he remained in thought.
"Oh, with a good horse and a good sword one can get anywhere," said Skirnir.