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Gender Masculine
Other Forms FormsRíg

Meaning & History

A Norse god, described as "old and wise, mighty and strong", fathers the classes of mankind. The prose introduction of Rígsþula (or Rígsmál) states that Rígr is another name for Heimdall, who is also called the father of mankind in Völuspá.
Added 5/16/2014 by LMS
Edited 1/17/2016 by LMS