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Gjallar-horn

[ yahl-lahr-hawrn ]
/ ˈyɑl lɑrˌhɔrn /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Heimdall's horn, used to warn the gods of Ragnarok.
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Origin of Gjallar-horn

<Old Norse, equivalent to gjallar, genitive singular of gjǫll noise, din (Compare gjalla to resound loudly, scream; cognate with Old English g(i)ellan to yell) + hornhorn

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