- the god of strife.
Origin of Tyr
< Old Norse Týr (plural tívar gods); see Tiu
- Biochemistry. tyrosine.
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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 House of the Wolfings
The Scandinavian war-god who corresponds to the Mars of classical mythology was Tyr.Sweden
Only Tyr was silent, for in the struggle he had lost his hand.The Heroes of Asgard
- Norse myth the god of war, son of OdinAnglo-Saxon counterpart: Tiu
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