Himinglæva – Transparency of water
Dúfa – Pitching of the wave
Blóðughadda – Red Sea foam, representing the blood after a battle
Hefring (or Hevring) – Surging wave
Uðr (or Unn) – Frothing wave
Hrönn – Welling wave
Bylgja – Big wave
Bara or Dröfn – Foam fleck
Kólga – Cool Wave
In Norse mythology, Odin did the deed with all nine of them, and all nine bore Heimdall, the god who guards the gates of the gods’ fortress. In some myth, they were a randy bunch, helping their mother, Ran, to call sailors to their beds.
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