Baldr – god of peace and beauty. Husband of Nanna. Son of Óðin and Frigga. Twin brother of Höðr. Father of Forseti.
bani – death
bati – advantage
bátr – boat
beðr – bed
bein – bone
bera – bear
Bergelmir – Mountain Caller. The only jötunn to survive the flood after Ýmir’s death.
berserks – Bear Shirts. Human warriors who went into battle frenzied and dressed only in animal pelts. Óðin gave them special protection.
Bestla – jötunn wife of Borr. Mother of Óðin, Vili, and Vé.
Beyla – servant of Freyr. Wife of Byggvir, another of his servants.
Bifröst – flaming rainbow bridge that connects Asgard and Midgard.
bikkja – dog
Bilskírnir – Bright Crack. Thor’s hall in Asgard, located in his realm, Þrúðheimr.
bitr – brave
bjarg – crag
bjarkan – birch
bjartr – bright
bjǫrn – bear
bjórr – beer
Bláinn – another name for Ýmir.
blakkr – black, dark
blár – blue
blindr – blind
blóð – blood
blót – Blessing. A ceremony or prayer in observance of a Heathen holiday, in honour of a god, or as part of a celebration or gathering.
bogi – bow
bokki – buck
Bolverk – one of the disguises of Óðin.
Borr – son of Búri. Husband of Bestla. Father of Óðin, Vili, and Vé.
Bragi – god of music, poetry and eloquence. Husband of Idunn. Son of of Óðin.
brandr – blade
brauð – bread
Breiðablik – Broad Gleaming. Baldr’s hall in Asgard.
Brimir – another name for Ýmir. Also the name of the hall of virtuous souls in the world after Ragnarök.
Brísingamen – Freya’s necklace. Possibly a torq or belt.
bróðir – brother
Brokkr – one of the two dwarf master smiths who fashioned Draupnir, Mjölnir, and Gullinbursti. Bother of Eitri.
brú – bridge
brúðr – bride
Búri – ancestor of the gods licked from the ice by Auðumbla. Father of Borr.
bý – bee
Byggvir – servant of Freyr. Husband of Beyla, another of his servants.