[teer, tyr]

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the god of strife.

Origin of Tyr

< Old Norse Týr (plural tívar gods); see Tiu


Biochemistry. tyrosine.
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Historical Examples of tyr

  • But Tyr, the brave swordsman, was willing to bring food to the Wolf's lair.

  • Tyr's wrist was healed of the wounds that Fenrir's fangs had made.

  • Children of Tyr, what man will ye have for a leader and a duke of war?

  • The Scandinavian war-god who corresponds to the Mars of classical mythology was Tyr.


    Victor Nilsson

  • Only Tyr was silent, for in the struggle he had lost his hand.

British Dictionary definitions for tyr




Norse myth the god of war, son of OdinAnglo-Saxon counterpart: Tiu
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