[ ee-mir, y-mir ]
/ ˈi mɪr, ˈü mɪr /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the earliest being and the progenitor of the giants, killed by Odin and his brothers. From his flesh the earth was made, from his blood the waters, and from his skull the heavens.
Also Y·mer [ee-mer] /ˈi mər/.
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Ymer (ˈiːmə)

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Norse myth the first being and forefather of the giants. He was slain by Odin and his brothers, who made the earth from his flesh, the water from his blood, and the sky from his skull
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