Usage Norse Mythology
Other Forms FormsÄgir (Swedish), Egir (Norwegian variant)
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Contributor Contrib.LMS on 10/14/2007
Means "sea, ocean" in Old Norse. Ægir was the Norse god of the sea, whom sailors both worshipped and feared, for they believed he would occasionally appear on the surface to take ships, men and cargo alike, with him to his hall at the bottom of the ocean.