[ myawl-nir ]

nounScandinavian Mythology.
  1. the hammer of Thor, used as a weapon against the Jotuns, heard as thunder by humans.

Origin of Mjolnir

From Old Norse Mjǫllnir, akin to Old Church Slavonic mlĭniji, Russian mólniya, Old Prussian mealde “lightning,” Latvian milna “hammer of the thunder god”

Words Nearby Mjolnir

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How to use Mjolnir in a sentence

  • He is the patron of countrymen, slow of speech and wit, if quick to strike with his hammer Mjolnir.