Surt

[ surt, soo rt ]
/ sɜrt, sʊərt /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the guardian and ruler of Muspelheim, destined to defeat Frey at Ragnarok and destroy the world with fire.

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Origin of Surt

< Old Norse Surtr, perhaps akin to svartr black, with regularly changed vowel (see swart)
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