[ hyoo-gin, hoo- or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu gɪn, ˈhu- or, often, ˈyu- /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
one of the two ravens of Odin that brought him news from the whole world.
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Origin of Hugin
<Old Norse Huginn, equivalent to hugi mind, thought + (i)nn definite article
Words nearby Hugin
Hughes, Hughes, Langston, Hughes syndrome, Hughie, Hugi, Hugin, Hugli, hug-me-tight, Hugo, Hugo, Victor, Huguenot
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How to use Hugin in a sentence
So, in many ways, rather than mere pets, stories describe Hugin and Munin as extensions of the god himself.20 Fascinating Creatures of Norse Mythology|Dattatreya Mandal|November 2, 2022|Realm of History
I fear for Hugin, that he come not back, yet more anxious am I for Munin.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Looking into their eyes, Odin saw the shadows and forebodings that Hugin and Munin told him of take shape and substance.The Children of Odin|Padraic Colum
Two ravens, Hugin and Munin, whose names signify thought and memory, were Odin's constant companions.
I thought that Odin's birds, Hugin and Munin, sat on a tree before me.
And Hugin flapped his wings, and said, 'What more vile than a false friend?