HyperDic: ymir

English > 1 sense of the word Ymir:
NOUNperson Ymir(Norse mythology) the primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world
English > Ymir: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Norse mythology) the primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world: the sea from his blood; the earth from his flesh; the mountains from his bones; the sky from his skull.
CategoryNorse mythologyThe mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Instance ofmythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
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