Odin


Odin
Odin chief Teutonic god, the All-Father, a 19c. revival in reference to Scandinavian neo-paganism, from Danish, from O.N. Oðinn, from P.Gmc. *Wod-enaz- (source of O.E. Woden, O.H.G. Wuotan), probably from *wod-eno-/*wod-ono- "raging, mad, inspired," from root *wet- "to blow, inspire, spiritually arouse" (see WOOD (Cf. wood) (adj.)).

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  • Odin — auf Sleipnir (gotländischer Bildstein) Odin oder südgermanisch Wodan, altisländisch Óðinn, altenglisch Wōden, altsächsisch Uuoden[1] …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Odin — Odin: nordgerm. Form von ↑ Wodan. * * * Odin,   altnordisch Odinn [ oȓin], deutsch Wodan, Wotan, althochdeutsch Wụotan, germanischer Gott, nach dem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Odin — est le chef du pantheon Nordique et le plus important des Ases. Il est le fils du Dieu Bor et de la Géante Bestla. Il est le «Pére de Tout» et de la plupart des Ases. Avec Frigg, sa femme, il est le pére de Balder, Hod et Hermod mais il engendra… …   Mythologie nordique

  • ODIN '59 — Full name ODIN 59 Founded 1959 Ground N/A Heemskerk (Capacity: N/A) …   Wikipedia

  • Odin — Odin, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 1122 Housing Units (2000): 485 Land area (2000): 1.010057 sq. miles (2.616035 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.010057 sq. miles (2.616035 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Odín — Odín, dios principal de la mitología escandinava. Ocupa un lugar similar al del Zeus de la mitología griega dado su carácter de cabeza de familia y líder de los demás dioses. Se lo describe como un anciano de barba blanca, tuerto, con dos cuervos …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ODIN — ODIN, ÓDHINN, WOTAN ou WODEN Le principal dieu ase de la mythologie scandinave s’appelle Odin et il est bien attesté également (Wotan) dans tout le domaine germanique continental et anglo saxon (Woden). Il a donné son nom au mercredi (island.,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Odin, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 1122 Housing Units (2000): 485 Land area (2000): 1.010057 sq. miles (2.616035 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.010057 sq. miles (2.616035 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Odin, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 125 Housing Units (2000): 66 Land area (2000): 0.362736 sq. miles (0.939483 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.362736 sq. miles (0.939483 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • odin — odin·ic; odin·ism; odin·ist; …   English syllables

  • Odin — O din, prop. n. [Icel. ?; prob.akin to E. wood, a. See {Wednesday}.] (Northern Mythol.) The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; the same as {Woden}, of the German tribes. [1913 Webster] There in the Temple, carved in wood, The image of great Odin …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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