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Alfheimr or Álfheimr (Old Norse = 'home of the elves') is one of The Nine Worlds where the light-elves (Álfar) live.

It is the residence of Freyr, which he received from the Æsir as a teething-gift (a gift from a godparent when the first tooth appeared).

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  1. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  2. Lars Magnar Enoksen: Norrøne guder og myter (2008)