"Hider", "Deceiver." The name of a jötunn, found in the list of giants in the Nafnaþulur section attached to the Prose Edda. In the eddic poem Hávamál it is a synonym for the giant Suttungr, who is here referred to as "that cunning Fjalarr." In Hárbarðsljóð, it appears as another name for the giant Skrýmir.

See also Fjalarr, one of the dwarfs who brewed the mead of poetry.



  • Hárbarðsljóð, 26.
  • Hávamál, 14.