Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi | They were here and might return | Scoop.it


In Norse Lore, Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi are the Norse horses who pull the chariots of Dagr (day) and Nótt (night).


The names Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi are bahuvrihis, meaning "shining mane" and "rime mane" (or "frost mane"), respectively. Skinfaxi pulled Dagr's chariot across the sky every day and his mane lit up the sky and the earth below.


The name Skinfaxi means "shining mane" and Hrimfaxi means "rime mane" or "frost mane." Skinfaxi is believed to have pulled the Dagr's chariot across the sky every day.

 


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