Definition of Vanir in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvänir/


Scandinavian Mythology
A race of Norse gods, allies of the Aesir, that function as fertility divinities.
Example sentences
  • He's also allied with many other immortals who are known as Vanirs by the followers of the Antalian Cult.
  • Like his father and sister, he was originally a Vanir, but he became an important god of the Aesir.
  • What was done by the Aesirs made the Vanirs terribly angry, and they started preparing themselves for war.

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Syllabification: Va·nir

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