Meaning of VANIR in English

/vah"nir/ , n. ( often l.c. ) ( used with a pl. v. ) Scand. Myth.

a race of gods, first in conflict with the Aesir, later allied with them. They function as fertility divinities and include Njord, Frey, and Freyja.

[ vinr friend, L Venus VENUS, Skt vánas desire ]

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