Afi – Great Grandfather. Ancestor of the peasant class.
Agnar – Elder son of Hraudung, King of the Goths.
Ai – Great Grandfather. Ancestor of the serf class.
akarn – acorn
aldr – age
Álfheim / Álfheimr – home of the light elves. One of the Nine Worlds.
Alsviðr – All Swift. One of the two horses that pulls the sun.
Alvíss – All Knowing. Dwarf outwitted by Thor and turned to stone.
Amma – Grandmother. Ancestor of the peasant class.
andlat – death
Andvari – Careful One. Dwarf who’s treasure hoard was taken from him by Loki to pay Ótter’s ransom.
Angrboða – Distress Bringer. Jötunn mother of Fenrir, Jörmungandr, and Hel.
argr – cowardly
Amsvartnir – Pitch Black. Lake which contains Lyngvi, the island where Fenrir is bound.
Árvakr – Early Awake. One of the two horses that pulls the sun.
ás, áss – The gods of Asgard.
Ásgard – home of the gods. One of the Nine Worlds.
Ask – Ash. Name of the first man created by Óðin, Vili, and Vé.
askr – ash
atlaga – attack
Auðumbla – second being to spring to life in Ginnungagap, after Ýmir. She nurished Ýmir and licked Búri into existence out of the ice.
Aurgelmir – another name for Ýmir.