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Kára – A Valkyrie, one of the Disir.

Kari – Primal air deity.

Karl – One of Rig’s (Heimdall’s) sons after his journey to Midgard to father a new people. Also, a free man.

Kili – Soil-dwelling Dwarf.

Kinfylgja – Personification of inherited traits and might; usually dwells with the head of family, or else the most suitable member.

Kjalar – Another name for Odin.

Kobold – Saxon: a house-sprite.Small human-shaped beings who live in or near barns and stables. If treated kindly, they are friendly.

Kolga(“Cool”) Kolga is one of Aegir and Ran’s nine wave daughters who are said to be the mothers of Heimdall, the guardian of the Bifrost bridge.

Kona, konur – ON; designates female (seidhkona, Spåkone, draumkona, etc.)

Kreimhildr – A Valkyrie.

Kvaesir, Kvasir [kvah-seer] – A wise human created by the Gods with spit in a truce between the Æsir and Vanir. He knew the answer to any question asked of him. He traveled far and wide over the world to teach his wisdom. On one visit to some Dwarves was killed by two of them, Fjalar and Galar, who brewed his blood with honey and made the Mead of Poetry. This mead eventually became the property of the giant Suttung and drunk by Odin.

Kvasir’s Blood – A kenning for poetry, because the Mead of Poetry was made from Kvasir’s blood.

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