What is another word for norn?

Pronunciation: [nˈɔːn] (IPA)

Norn is a Norse word that means "fate" or "destiny." There are several synonyms for this word, including wyrd, orlog, and weird. Wyrd is an Anglo-Saxon term that is similar in meaning to norn. It refers to the concept of fate and how it shapes the events of one's life. Orlog is another Norse term that is used to describe the concept of fate, but it specifically refers to the individual's personal fate or destiny. Weird is an Old English term that is related to both wyrd and norn, and it can be used to describe the forces of fate that govern one's life.

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Usage examples for Norn

The third norn then continues the tale her sisters have begun, and tells how Wotan came home with a shivered spear one day, and bade the gods cut down the tree.
"Stories of the Wagner Opera"
H. A. Guerber
A luckless norn in times of old decreed, that in the water I should wade.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson"
Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
But there are, indeed, many other norns, for, when a man is born, there is a norn to determine his fate.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson"
Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson

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