Usage Norse Mythology
Other Forms FormsFenrisúlfur (Icelandic), Fenrisulven (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish), Fenriswolf (German)
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 8/21/2007
Derived from Fenris, an Old Norse genitive case of FENRIR, combined with úlfr "wolf". The Prose Edda sometimes refers to the monstrous wolf Fenrir as Fenrisúlfr.