Mjolnir

[ myawl-nir ]
/ ˈmyɔl nɪr /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

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

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Origin of Mjolnir

< Old Norse Mjǫllnir, akin to OCS mlĭniji, Russian mólniya, OPruss mealde lightning, Latvian milna hammer of the thunder god
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Example sentences from the Web for mjolnir

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