Masculine derivatives

The analysis of the conditions, of the component factors of succes in combat which Moles and Nerio present, recurs in Scandinavian mythology, which gives as sons to Ížhórr, a god partially homologous to Indra and Mars, the masculine derivatives of abstractions, Magni and Móði: megin is actually “physical power” (the magical girdle which gives Ížhórr his extraordinary strength is called, in plural, megin-gjanðar), and móðr is the warlike “madness” (in German, Wut rather than Mut) which principally characterizes Ížhórr and his regular adversaries, the giants (cf. jötun-móðr “giant madness”).

Georges Dumézil in Archaic Roman Religion, part 1, page 208.

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