Other Forms FormsJarð, Jörð, Jord (Modern Scandinavian)
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 10/9/2009
Derived from Old Norse jǫrð meaning "earth". In Norse mythology, Jǫrð was the goddess of the earth and the mother of Þórr (see Thor). Other names for her included Hlóðyn and Fjǫrgyn.