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  1. Mimirnoun

    (Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards the well of wisdom


  1. mimir

    Mímir or Mim is a figure in Norse mythology, renowned for his knowledge and wisdom, who is beheaded during the Æsir–Vanir War. Mímir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson of Iceland, and in euhemerized form as one of the Æsir in Heimskringla, also written by Snorri Sturluson in the 13th century. Mímir's name appears in the names of the well Mímisbrunnr, and the names Mímameiðr and Hoddmímis holt, which scholars generally consider to be names for Yggdrasil. Scholars have proposed that Bestla may be Mímir's sister, and therefore Mímir would be Odin's maternal uncle.


  1. mimir

    Mimir is a figure in Norse mythology renowned for his knowledge and wisdom. He is often associated with a well, known as Mimir's Well, where he was said to gain his wisdom. His name literally means "the rememberer" or "the wise one". The Norse god Odin is said to have sacrificed one of his eyes to Mimir at his well, in exchange for wisdom.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mimir

    in the Norse mythology the god of wisdom, guardian of the sacred well which nourished the roots of the tree Iggdrasil (q. v.), and a draught of whose waters imparted divine wisdom.


  1. Mimir

    (Mi′mir). In Scandinavian mythology the god of wisdom.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mimir in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mimir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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