Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: thor
IPA transcription: [θ'ɔɹ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Thor
    Meaning: (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar
Usage examples
  • Thor!
  • Thor!"
  • The dark Thor, on whom you vainly call, is dead.
  • Thor claims your dearest and your noblest gift."
  • Hunrad lifted his head and muttered hoarsely, "Thor! take vengeance!
  • 'As good as Thor's when he caught Snake Midgard with the bullock's head,' said Wulf.
  • The old man stooped to lift a black hammer of stone from the ground,--the sacred hammer of the god Thor.
  • 'Who looks cross at you, my queen?' roared the Amal. 'Let me have him out here, and by Thor's hammer, I'll--'
  • Hearken, Bernhard, wilt thou go to Valhalla, where the heroes dwell with the gods, to bear a message to Thor?"
  • "But whatso hap at the end of the world, Where Nothing is struck and sounds, It is not, by Thor, these monkish men These humbled Wessex hounds--