Definition of Jotun in English:

Jotun

Syllabification: Jo·tun
Pronunciation: /ˈyôto͝on
 
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noun

Scandinavian Mythology
  • A member of the race of giants, enemies of the gods.
    More example sentences
    • The jotuns lived outside Midgard, in Jotunheimen, and were often in conflict with the Norse gods, the Aesir.
    • All jotuns are descended from Ymir.
    • All of the Jotuns flew into rage and attacked the Aesir.

Origin

from Old Norse jǫtunn, related to Old English eoten, of Germanic origin.

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