Ithunn

/ˈiðun/ (say 'eedhoohn)

noun Scandinavian Mythology
the goddess, wife of Bragi, who guarded in Asgard the apples eaten by the gods to preserve their youth.
Also, Ithun, Idun.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Ithunn — or Ithun [ē′tho͞on] n. IDUN …   English World dictionary

  • Ithunn — /ee dhoon/, n. Idun. Also, Ithun. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ithunn — noun (Norse mythology) goddess of spring and wife of Bragi; guarded the apples that kept the gods eternally young • Syn: ↑Idun • Topics: ↑Norse mythology • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Norse deity * * * /ee dhoon/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Idun — noun (Norse mythology) goddess of spring and wife of Bragi; guarded the apples that kept the gods eternally young • Syn: ↑Ithunn • Topics: ↑Norse mythology • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Norse deity * * * /ee dhoon/, n. Sc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Idun — /ee dhoon/, n. Scand. Myth. a goddess, keeper of the apples of youth and wife of Bragi; abducted by the giant Thjazi, from whom she was rescued. Also, Ithun, Ithunn. [ < ON Ithunn; perh. deriv. of ith deed, feat] * * * ▪ Norse goddess also… …   Universalium

  • Balder — Synonyms and related words: Adonis, Aesir, Aphrodite, Apollo, Apollo Belvedere, Astarte, Bor, Bori, Bragi, Cleopatra, Donar, Forseti, Frey, Freya, Freyja, Freyr, Frigg, Frigga, Hebe, Heimdall, Hel, Hertha, Hoenir, Hyperion, Idun, Ing, Ithunn,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Bragi — Synonyms and related words: Aesir, Apollo, Apollo Musagetes, Balder, Bor, Bori, Calliope, Castilian Spring, Donar, Erato, Euterpe, Forseti, Frey, Freya, Freyja, Freyr, Frigg, Frigga, Heimdall, Hel, Helicon, Hertha, Hippocrene, Hoenir, Idun, Ing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Donar — Synonyms and related words: Aesir, Balder, Bor, Bori, Bragi, Forseti, Frey, Freya, Freyja, Freyr, Frigg, Frigga, Heimdall, Hel, Hertha, Hoenir, Idun, Indra, Ing, Ithunn, Jupiter Tonans, Loki, Nanna, Nerthus, Njord, Njorth, Odin, Reimthursen, Sif …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Frey — Synonyms and related words: Aesir, Ashtoreth, Astarte, Baal, Balder, Bor, Bori, Bragi, Ceres, Cora, Demeter, Dionysos, Dionysus, Donar, Flora, Forseti, Freya, Freyja, Freyr, Frigg, Frigga, Gaea, Gaia, Heimdall, Hel, Hertha, Hoenir, Idun, Ing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Freya — Synonyms and related words: Adonis, Aesir, Amor, Aphrodite, Apollo, Apollo Belvedere, Astarte, Balder, Bor, Bori, Bragi, Cleopatra, Cupid, Donar, Eros, Forseti, Frey, Freyja, Freyr, Frigg, Frigga, Hebe, Heimdall, Hel, Hertha, Hoenir, Hyperion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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