Norse - Daughter of Geirrod by Ran, some say. Sister of Greip. When Thor visited her father, Gialp tried unsuccessfully to drown him by flooding a stream as he, Loki and Thialfi were crossing. Later, she and her sister Greip made another attempt on his life but Thor crushed them both to death under his chair where they were hidden. She was one of the nine wavemaidens said simultaneously to have given birth to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Gialp, Giolp, Giolp, Gjalp, Gjalp, Gyolp, Gyolp, Gjolp or Gjolp.

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