Njord

[ nyawrd ]
/ nyɔrd /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the god of winds, navigation, and prosperity, and the father of Frey and Freya; king of the Vanir.

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Origin of Njord

First recorded in 1830–35; from Old Norse Njǫrthr; compare Latin Nerthus, a Germanic female deity described by Tacitus
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Njord

Njorth (njɔːθ)

/ (njɔːd) /

noun

Norse myth the god of the sea, fishing, and prosperity
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