Andvari

[ ahn-dwah-ree ]
/ ˈɑn dwɑ ri /

noun Scandinavian Legend.

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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Andvari
/ (ænˈdwɑːrɪ) /

noun

Norse myth a dwarf who possessed a treasure hoard, which was robbed by Loki
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