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In Norse mythology, Hróðr (Old Norse: [ˈhroːðz̠]; "famed"[1]) is a gýgr (giantess) friendly to the Æsir and the wife of the jötunn Hymir.[2] According to the Eddic poem Hymiskviða, she is the mother of Týr, the poem suggests by Hymir, but the later Prose Edda states that Óðinn is his father.

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  1. Orchard (1997:192).
  2. Davidson, Hilda Ellis (1993). The Lost Beliefs of Northern Europe. Routledge. Str. 50–53. ISBN: 0-203-40850-0


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