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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. LO-kee(English)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly derived from the Germanic root *luka meaning "knot, lock". In Norse legend Loki was a trickster god associated with magic and fire. Over time he became more and more evil, and he was eventually chained to a rock by the other gods.
VariantLoke
Other Languages & CulturesLoke(Danish) Loke(Norwegian) Loke(Swedish)
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Loki in a drawing by Arthur Rackham (1910), based on Wagner's opera Das RheingoldLoki in a drawing by Arthur Rackham (1910), based on Wagner's opera Das Rheingold

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