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 Greipar ‘of Greip <giantess>’: Name of a giantess, one of the two daughters of the giant Geirrøðr in the myth of how Þórr travels to the latter’s abode, as told in Skm (SnE 1998, I, 24-5) and Eil Þdr, though she is not named in the drápa. The name does not appear in the þulur, but see Hyndl 37/2, where Greip is named as one of Heimdallr’s nine mothers. As a common noun, greip means ‘grip, grasp’, the space between the thumb and the fingers.
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