Gjallar-horn

[ yahl-lahr-hawrn ]
/ ˈyɑl lɑrˌhɔrn /

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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Example sentences from the Web for Gjallar-horn

  • He has a trumpet called the Gjallarhorn, and when he blows it it can be heard in all the worlds.