Female, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Sif

Sif (pr. siv; Forvo) is the name of a goddess in Norse mythology, associated with the earth; she had long golden hair and is the wife of Thor. Her name means “bride, wife” via Proto-Germanic *sibjō (kinship; relationship) derived from a PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “bride, wife”

Usage: Icelandic, Danish, Swedish

Variants:

  • Siv (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)

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