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  • n. (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

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Examples

  • And when I had told her of Niflheim and Muspell, of the birth of the giant Ymir from the snowflakes, of the cow Andhumbla, and of Fenrir and Loki and the frozen Jotuns -- as I say, when I had told her of all this, and of Thor and Odin and our own Valhalla, she clapped her hands and cried out, with sparkling eyes:

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  • And when I had told her of Niflheim and Muspell, of the birth of the giant Ymir from the snowflakes, of the cow

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  • The free update adds a new outdoor area called Ymir's Pass, as well as a dungeon called The Amphitheater -- the latter apparently containing an "epic" monster encounter.

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  • a gigantic creature called Ymir or Orgelmir (seething clay), the personification of the frozen ocean, came to life amid the ice-blocks in the abyss, and as he was born of rime he was called a Hrim-thurs, or ice-giant.

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  • It then winds up with the Official Marvel Index pages for Odin, Surtur, Geirrodur, Hela and Ymir — all rulers of their various domains — and a map of the Nine Worlds.

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  • THOR: What be it this time, brave Balder -- Ymir the Frost Giant?

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  • After all, i never thought Harryhausen's Ymir was real, but looking at it in motion i always wonder how fine it is.

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  • For example, there is the Balinese god, Syng Hyang Toenggal; a Hindu equivalent would be Indra, the transgendered sky god; and the Nordic equivalent would be the two-gendered Ymir, whose sacrifice was necessary for the creation of the Earth.

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