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[fahv-nir, fawv-] /ˈfɑv nɪr, ˈfɔv-/

noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
a dragon, a son of Hreidmar and the brother of Otter and Regin: he killed Hreidmar for the cursed treasure of Andvari and was killed in turn by Sigurd at the instigation of Regin.
/ˈfæfnɪə; ˈfæv-/
(Norse myth) the son of Hreidmar, whom he killed to gain the cursed treasure of Andvari. He became a dragon and was slain by Sigurd while guarding the treasure


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