Norse - 9 giantesses. daughters of Aegir and Ran. They were Atla, Augeia, Aurgiafa, Egia, Gialp, Greip, Iarnsaxa, Sindur and Ulfrun and they were said simultaneously to have given birth to Heimdall, fathered by Odin. Some accounts mention Eistla and Imder as members of this group. Also identified as Wave-maidens, Billow-maidens, Billow-maidens, Nine Wave Maidens, Nine Wave Maidens, Vana-mother, Vana-mother, Waves, Waves, Vana-mothers or Vana-mothers.

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