[ skeer-nir ]
/ ˈskɪər nɪr /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
the servant of Frey: symbol of the sun.
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Origin of Skirnir
<Old Norse Skírnir, equivalent to skír(r) bright, clear (cf. sheer1) + -nir noun suffix
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How to use Skirnir in a sentence
Skirnir promised to do this, though with great reluctance, fearing that all he had to expect was a severe reprimand.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
And all the time thick-set Skirnir was laughing at him out of his wide mouth and his blue eyes.
Then Skirnir the Venturesome, the heedless of his words, drew the magic sword from his belt and held it above her.
She lifted herself on her knees and cried out to Skirnir to spare her from the spell of the magic sword.
Didst thou not send Skirnir to Gymer's dwelling to befool Gymer's flighty daughter?