[ ahng-ger-boh-duh, -baw- ]
/ ˈɑŋ gərˌboʊ də, -ˌbɔ- /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
a giantess who was the mother of Loki's children, Fenrir and Hel, and also of the Midgard serpent.
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Origin of Angrboda
<Old Norse Angrbotha literally, one who announces misfortune, equivalent to angr misfortune + botha to announce
Words nearby Angrboda
Angoulême, Angoumois, Angoumois grain moth, Angra do Heroismo, Angra Mainyu, Angrboda, angrily, angry, angry young man, angst, angstrom
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How to use Angrboda in a sentence
In Norse mythology, the serpent Jörmungandr is a child of Loki, a clever trickster, and the giant Angrboda.How Could the Big Bang Arise From Nothing?|Alastair Wilson|January 9, 2022|Singularity Hub
No other names compounded with boda occur in Norse literature than Aurboda and Angrboda.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.