Nifl·​heim ˈni-vəl-ˌhām How to pronounce Niflheim (audio)
: the abode of the dead in Norse mythology

Word History


Old Norse Niflheimr

First Known Use

1676, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Niflheim was in 1676

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Cite this Entry

“Niflheim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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