Yggdrasil

Norse - An evergreen ash-tree. This huge tree was said to support the universe. It had three main roots, one each sheltering the underworld, the Frost Giants and mankind. In some accounts, a further root reached Asgard, the home of the gods. The shoots were eaten by the harts Dain, Davalin, Duneyr and Durathor while the root in Niflheim was constantly gnawed away by the serpent Nidhogg and his brood, threatening one day to bring the whole universe crashing down. Odin is said to have hung for nine days on this tree in one of his efforts to acquire wisdom. Sometimes referred to as Yggdrasil, Igdrasil, Igdrasil, Odin, Odin, Alrida, Asa, Father of Battle, Fothin, God of the Hanged, High One, The, Oder, Odhinn, Odnir, Othin, Othinn, Othinus, Othr, Othur, Ouvin, sacred birds, Thekkr, Thror, Throv, Thrud, Thrudr, Uggerus, Voden, Wish God, Wotan, Wuotan, Alfader, Alfadir, Alfodr, All-father, All-seer, Asa, Atridr, Balegyr, Bilegyr, Bileya, Breit-Hut, Farma-Tyr, Feng, Fiollnir, Fimbultyr, Fiolsvidr, Fiornir, Fjdnir, Fjolsvidr, Fjorner, Furor, Gagavaldur, Galgagramr, Gander, Gangrad, Geignudr, Glapsvidir, Grimmr, Grimnir, Hacke(l)berg, Hackelberend, Hakol-berend, Hanga-Tyr, Hangagud, Har(bard), Harr, Helblindi, Her-Tyr, Herfadir, Herfather, Herian, Herjan, Hnikar, HoodedOne, Hrafna(-god), Hropt, Iafn-Har, Irmin, Jafenhar, Janfar, Karlafbuge, King of Lidskialf, Ofrir, Omi, One-eyed, Oski, Othin(n), Rosterus, Sidfod(i)r, Sidhottr, Sigfadir, Sigtyr, Skidskegg, Svafnir, Sygtyr, (The) High One, Thekkr, Thror, Thrud(r), Thunderer, Vafud, Vak, Valfadir, Valfather, Valfodr, Valkjosandi, Vax, Vech(a), Vegtam, Veratyr, Viator-indefessus, Vidforull, Wanderer, Wayfarer, Wild Huntsman, Ygg(r), German Grim, Votan, Wodan, W(u)otan, Saxon Irmin, Woden, Rafnagud, Porun, World Tree, World Tree, Ygdrasil, Ygdrasil, Ygdrasill, Ygdrasill, Yggdrasill, Yggdrasill, Mimameid, Mimameid, Mimameith, Ygdrasil(l) or Ygdrasil(l).

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