noun, plural dis·ir [dee-sir] /ˈdi sɪr/. Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of dis1
verb (used with object), dissed, dis·sing.
Origin of dis2
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Historical Examples of disir
In the palm they must be graven, and round the joints be clasped, and the Disir prayed for aid.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson
Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Roman underworld god, from Latin Dis, contracted from dives "rich," which is related to divus "divine, god," hence "favored by god." Cf. Pluto and Old Church Slavonic bogatu "rich," from bogu "god."