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Loki (Norse deity)

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    • us: Loptr (Norse deity)
    • us: Hveðrungr (Norse deity)
    • us: Локи (Norse deity)
    • us: Loke (Norse deity)
    • us: Λτ̔̈«”ϐϐ·κι (Norse deity)
    • us: Λτ̔̈«”ϐϐ·κι Λαουφτ̔̈«”αγ·ιγιαρσον (Norse deity)
    • us: Loki Laoupheigiarson (Norse deity)
    • us: 로키 (Norse deity)
    • us: Rok'i (Norse deity)
    • us: Loki Laufeyjarson (Norse deity)
    • us: לוקי (Norse deity)
    • us: Lokis (Norse deity)
    • us: Lokas (Norse deity)
    • us: Loduras (Norse deity)
    • us: ロキ (Norse deity)
    • us: Локі (Norse deity)
    • us: Локі Луфеярсон (Norse deity)
    • us: Loki Lufei͡arson (Norse deity)
    • us: 洛基 (Norse deity)
    • us: Luoji (Norse deity)
    • us: Luo ji (Norse deity)
    • us: Loder (Norse deity)
    • us: Lokkju (Norse deity)
    • us: Lopti (Norse deity)
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    • found: Rooth, Anna Birgitta. Loki in Scandinavian mythology, 1961.
    • found: Wikipedia, July 23, 2014(Loki; In Nordic mythology, Loki, Loptr, or Hveðrungr is a god or jötunn (or both)) Bulgarian page (Локи = Loki) Danish page (Loke) Greek page (Λτ̔̈«”ϐϐ·κι = Loki; Λτ̔̈«”ϐϐ·κι Λαουφτ̔̈«”αγ·ιγιαρσον = Loki Laoupheigiarson) Korean page (로키 = Rok'i) Icelandic page (Loki; Loki Laufeyjarson) Hebrew page (לוקי = LoѴki) Lithuanian page (Lokis (Lokas, Loduras)) Japanese page (ロキ = Roki) Ukrainian page (Локі = Loki; Локі Луфеярсон = Loki LufeЋiЌarson) Chinese page (洛基 = Luoji)
    • found: Britannica online, July 23, 2014(Loki, in Norse mythology, a cunning trickster who had the ability to change his shape and sex. Although his father was the giant Fárbauti, he was included among the Aesir (a tribe of gods). Loki was represented as the companion of the great gods Odin and Thor, helping them with his clever plans but sometimes causing embarrassment and difficulty for them and himself. He also appeared as the enemy of the gods, entering their banquet uninvited and demanding their drink; he was the principal cause of the death of the god Balder.)
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, July 23, 2014(Loki is one of the major deities in the Norse pantheon. He is a son of the giant Farbauti ("cruel striker") and the giantess Laufey. He is regarded as one of Aesir, but is on occasion their enemy. He is connected with fire and magic, and can assume many different shapes (horse, falcon, fly). He is crafty and malicious, but is also heroic: in that aspect he can be compared with the trickster from North American myths. The ambivalent god grows progressively more unpleasent, and is directly responsible for the death of Balder, the god of light.)
    • found: Godchecker website, July 23, 2014(Loki. Norse trickster god. Also known as Loke, Loder, Lokkju, Lopter, Lopti, Loki-Laufeyjarson. Location: Scandinavia. Gender: Male. Type: deity. In charge of: Mayhem) -
    • found: Norse mythology for smart people website, July 23, 2014(Loki; the wily trickster god of Norse mythology) -
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