[ hœ-nir ]
/ ˈhœ nɪr /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
a god, one of the Aesir, companion of Odin and Loki, hostage to the Vanir.
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Spirit gave Odin, sense gave Hoenir, blood gave Lodur, and goodly colour.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
But the Vanir gave him as hostage to the Æsir, receiving from them in his stead Hoenir.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
And Loki and Hoenir spread the yellow pieces carefully and evenly over every part of the furry hide.
As soon as Loki could speak, he begged the giant to carry him back to his comrades,—Odin and Hoenir.
And all day Loki kept stirring the fire, and Odin and Hoenir waited hopefully but impatiently.