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PronouncedPron.LO-kee English
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly derived from the Indo-European root *leug meaning "to break". 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.
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Other Languages & CulturesLoke Danish Loke Norwegian Loke Swedish
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Images

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

Categories

Aesir, evil deities, Fairy Tail characters, fire, Fire Emblem characters, gods, Marvel characters, punishment, Sims 2 characters, Supernatural characters, tricksters, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute