- the servant of Frey: symbol of the sun.
Origin of Skirnir
< Old Norse Skírnir, equivalent to skír(r) bright, clear (cf. sheer1) + -nir noun suffix
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Examples from the Web for skirnir
He thought upon this, and drew back from Skirnir, and for a while he remained in thought.
He drew the magic sword from his belt and he placed it in Skirnir's hand.
"I shall bring the maid to you," said Skirnir the Venturesome.
"Oh, with a good horse and a good sword one can get anywhere," said Skirnir.
It was well for Skirnir that he had in his belt Frey's magic sword.