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Meaning of "Yggdrasil" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YGGDRASIL

Old Norse (probably meaning: Uggr's horse), from Uggr a name of Odin, from yggr, uggr frightful + drasill horse, of obscure origin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YGGDRASIL

Yggdrasil  [ˈɪɡdrəsɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YGGDRASIL

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determiner
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Yggdrasil is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES YGGDRASIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil

In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil is an immense tree that is central in Norse cosmology, in connection to which the nine worlds exist. Yggdrasil is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. In both sources, Yggdrasil is an immense ash tree that is central and considered very holy. The gods go to Yggdrasil daily to assemble at their things. The branches of Yggdrasil extend far into the heavens, and the tree is supported by three roots that extend far away into other locations; one to the well Urðarbrunnr in the heavens, one to the spring Hvergelmir, and another to the well Mímisbrunnr. Creatures live within Yggdrasil, including the wyrm Níðhöggr, an unnamed eagle, and the stags Dáinn, Dvalinn, Duneyrr and Duraþrór. Conflicting scholarly theories have been proposed about the etymology of the name Yggdrasill, the possibility that the...

Definition of Yggdrasil in the English dictionary

The definition of Yggdrasil in the dictionary is the ash tree that was thought to overshadow the whole world, binding together earth, heaven, and hell with its roots and branches.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YGGDRASIL


axil
ˈæksɪl
bromouracil
ˌbrəʊməʊˈjʊərəsɪl
cill
sɪl
cresyl
ˈkresɪl
decile
ˈdɛsɪl
difficile
dɪˈfɪsɪl
domicil
ˈdɒmɪsɪl
esile
ˈeɪsɪl
fluorouracil
ˌflʊərəʊˈjʊərəsɪl
glycosyl
ˈɡlaɪkəˌsɪl
glycyl
ˈɡlaɪsɪl
hexyl
ˈhɛksɪl
hydroxyl
haɪˈdrɒksɪl
Igdrasil
ˈɪɡdrəsɪl
nitrosyl
ˈnaɪtrəsɪl
propylthiouracil
ˌprəʊpɪlˌθaɪəʊˈjʊərəsɪl
sill
sɪl
thiouracil
ˌθaɪəʊˈjʊərəsɪl
uracil
ˈjʊərəsɪl
windowsill
ˈwɪndəʊˌsɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YGGDRASIL

Yeysk
Yezd
Yezidi
Yezidis
yfere
Ygdrasil
Ygerne
YHA
YHVH
YHWH
yibbles
Yibin
Yichang
yicker
yid
yidaki
Yiddish

WORDS THAT END LIKE YGGDRASIL

basil
brasil
chesil
deasil
fossil
fusil
Japanese basil
kitchen utensil
living fossil
microfossil
mofussil
Musil
pensil
subfossil
sweet basil
tahsil
tonsil
utensil
wild basil
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Synonyms and antonyms of Yggdrasil in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Yggdrasil» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YGGDRASIL

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Yggdrasil
1,325 millions of speakers

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Yggdrasil
570 millions of speakers

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Yggdrasil
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Translator English - Hindi

Yggdrasil
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

اغدراسيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Иггдрасиль
278 millions of speakers

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Yggdrasil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Yggdrasil এর
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Yggdrasil
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Yggdrasil
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Yggdrasil
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Translator English - Japanese

ユグドラシル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이그드라실
85 millions of speakers

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Yggdrasil
85 millions of speakers
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Yggdrasil
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Yggdrasil
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Yggdrasil
75 millions of speakers

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Yggdrasil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Yggdrasil
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Yggdrasil
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Иггдрасиль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Yggdrasil
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Yggdrasil
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Yggdrasil
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Yggdrasil
10 millions of speakers
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Yggdrasil
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Yggdrasil

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Yggdrasil

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YGGDRASIL»

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Yggdrasil: The World Tree
Concluding the tale of teen adventurer Kyle Dunlop as chronicled in "Draupner's Curse" and "Giants of Anglesey," "Yggdrasil: The World Tree" pits Kyle against a wicked goddess and her quest to destroy the World Tree.
C. E. Smith, 2012
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Yggdrasil: Songs of the Skald
" Ripping in his satire, Brown's verses crush the very pillars of accepted truths and prep the foundations for original thought.This volume contains 26 poems with notes by the author, and 17 original illustrations, supplying readers with a ...
A. Learmont, 2003
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Tree of Salvation: Yggdrasil and the Cross in the North
G. Ronald Murphy offers an insightful examination of the lasting significance of Yggdrasil in northern Europe, showing that the tree's image persisted not simply through its absorption into descriptions of Christ's crucifix, but through ...
G. Ronald Murphy, 2013
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Leaves of Yggdrasil: A Synthesis of Runes, Gods, Magic, ...
The first book to offer an extensive presentation of Rune concepts, mythology and magical applications inspired by Dutch/Frisian traditional lore.
Freya Aswynn, 1990
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Walking Towards Yggdrasil
It is a joyous offering to the All Father by a woman who has served Him for over a decade. The text of the book is given both in English and German.
Galina Krasskova, 2007
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Yggdrasil 2
The world of Yggdrasil is more dangerous than ever, as bugs in the system cause high-level monsters to spawn at random. Ko and his friends continue to play, though the quests are getting harder.
‎2008
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Thematic Guide to World Mythology
Niflheim, or Hel, the region of the dead and is constantly threatened by the serpent Nidhogg, who tries to destroy Yggdrasil by gnawing on its root. Although the serpent beneath the cosmic tree is sometimes a symbol of fertility, Nidhogg, who is ...
Lorena Laura Stookey, 2004
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Norse Mythology: A Guide to Gods, Heroes, Rituals, and Beliefs
Three roots stand on three roads From under the ash of Yggdrasil; Hel lives under one, under another the frost giants, Human beings under a third. 32. Ratatosk is the name of a squirrel who shall run on the ash of Yggdrasil; words of an eagle ...
John Lindow, 2002
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Nordic Runes: Understanding, Casting, and Interpreting the ...
One of the foremost symbols of ancient Norse religion that shines forth from the Eddic literature is that of the World Tree, called Yggdrasil. The World Tree is a recognizable emblem or archetype in world mythology that is widespread across  ...
Paul Rhys Mountfort, 2003
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The Owl, the Raven, and the Dove: The Religious Meaning of ...
APPENDIX C Yggdrasil, the Cross, and the Christmas Tree Yggdrasil, The Universe Tree," "The Tree of Life," is an ancient, mysterious name that has long been forgotten. Or has it? Several years ago, as I was working to complete a translation ...
G. Ronald Murphy, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YGGDRASIL»

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Emerson Buys Yggdrasil to Boost Upstream Opportunities - Analyst …
a pioneer provider of engineering and technical services, has agreed to acquire Yggdrasil, a premium provider of flow assurance and production optimization ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
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Emerson improves offering with Yggdrasil acquisition
STAVANGER, Norway -- Emerson Process Management has acquired Norwegian company Yggdrasil, a provider of flow assurance and production optimization ... «WorldOil, Jul 15»
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Betclic Everest Group signs up with Yggdrasil
Betclic Everest Group has become the latest online gaming operator to enter into a partnership with internet games developer Yggdrasil Gaming. Under the new ... «iGaming Business, Jun 15»
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Yggdrasil Gaming signs supply deal with Betclic Everest Group
Cherry's B2B subsidiary Yggdrasil Gaming has signed a deal to provide its entire product suite and related solutions to Betclic Everest Group for use across the ... «Gaming Intelligence, Jun 15»
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Eitr coming in 2016, still looks gorgeous
Eitr's first trailer caused me to use words like 'stunning' and 'Yggdrasil', and I might have to add 'phwoar' to that list. That's because I'm Sid James in Carry on ... «PC Gamer, Jun 15»
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Odin and Yggdrasil Approaches, Kazno's Betrayal, the Next Episode …
The vast lushes trees of Yggdrasil lurks from afar with Jiendia on a direct collision course. At the helm of Yggdrasil, the fearless ruler, Odin, stands ready with his ... «Develop, May 15»
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Yggdrasil claims industry-first with 'Super Free Spins'
Online games developer Yggdrasil Gaming is set to launch a unique promotional concept that will enable operators to offer an unlimited number of free spins on ... «iGaming Business, May 15»
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Free spins from Yggdrasil
Yggdrasil Gaming is launching a new promotional concept called Super Free Spins that allows operators to hand out an infinite number of free spins to different ... «InterGame, May 15»
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Yggdrasil CEO praises 'tremendous' start to 2015
Fredrik Elmqvist, chief executive officer of Yggdrasil Gaming, has praised the performance of the online games developer in the opening period of the year, ... «iGaming Business, May 15»
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Yggdrasil revenue soars in Q1
Provider Yggdrasil Gaming saw its revenue increase 156% year-on-year to SEK ... The Q1 results for Yggdrasil were released as part of results for the same ... «Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Yggdrasil [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yggdrasil>. Jun 2021 ».
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