[ ahng-ger-boh-duh, -baw- ]
/ ˈɑŋ gərˌboʊ də, -ˌbɔ- /
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
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Example sentences from the Web for angrboda
No other names compounded with boda occur in Norse literature than Aurboda and Angrboda.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.