Nine daughters of the sea

Aegir and Rán have nine daughters:

bad tjej 1

  • Himinglæva – That through which one can see the heavens (a reference to the transparency of water)

bad tjej 2

  • Dúfa – The Pitching One.

bad tjej 3

  • Blóðughadda – Bloody-Hair (a reference to red sea foam).

bad tjej 4

  • Hefring (or Hevring) – Riser.

bad tjej 5

  • Uðr (or Unn) – Frothing Wave.

bad tjej 6

  • Hrönn – Welling Wave.

bad tjej 7

  • Bylgja – Billow.

bad tjej 8

  • Dröfn – Foam-Fleck (or “Comber” according to Faulkes).

bad tjej 9

  • Kólga – Cool Wave.

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