According to the Prose Edda, Laufey is the mother of Loki, Býleistr, and Helblindi by the jötunn Fárbauti.In the short narrative Sörla þáttr, Laufey was thin and meagre, and so she was called Nál, "Needle.

Laufey or Nál is a figure in Norse mythology and the mother of Loki.The latter is frequently mentioned by the matronymic Loki Laufeyjarson (Old Norse 'Loki Laufey's son') in Eddic poetry, rather than the expected traditional patronymic Loki Fárbautason ('son of Fárbauti'), in a mythology where kinship is ideally reckoned through male ancestry. Laufey was the king of the Frost Giants of Jotunheim, and the biological father of Loki.

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The meaning of Laufey is less clear, but is generally taken to be "full of leaves"; as Fárbauti means "dangerous hitter", there is a possible nature mythological interpretation with lightning hitting the leaves, or needles of a tree to give rise to fire. Family by JalendaviLady. Before the war, Farbauti-Queen bore Laufey-King his heirs. Laufey is a giant whose son is Loki of the Norse pantheon. As Loki was born small, a motive of embarrassment for his parents, his existence was kept a secret. Laufey is named in Deities and Demigods (3e) (2002), p.183 as a giant, and one of Loki's parents. She gave birth to unusually small child named Loki much to the annoyance of her husband. Characters: Laufey, Loki, Odin, Farbauti (deceased), OCs.
Twin sons. The meaning of Laufey is less clear but is generally taken to be "full of leaves"; as Fárbauti means "dangerous hitter," there is a possible nature mythological interpretation with lightning hitting the leaves or needles of a tree to give rise to fire. In the comcis, her name is Farbauti. "She and Fárbauti, who is here a peasant, had only one son, Loki. Loki (Old Norse: , Modern Icelandic: , often Anglicized as / ˈ l oʊ k i /) is a god in Norse mythology.Loki is in some sources the son of Fárbauti and Laufey, and the brother of Helblindi and Býleistr.By the jötunn Angrboða, Loki is the father of Hel, the wolf Fenrir, and the world serpent Jörmungandr.By his wife Sigyn, Loki is the father of Narfi and/or Nari. He is son of a Jötun Farbauti (father) and Laufey (mother), who according to some sources could have been a goddess of Asgard.

The latter is frequently mentioned by the matronymic Loki Laufeyjarson (Old Norse 'Loki Laufey's son') in Eddic poetry, rather than the expected traditional patronymic Loki Fárbautason ('son of Fárbauti'), in a mythology where kinship is ideally reckoned through male ancestry. This article about Fárbauti is a stub.

King Laufey was the leader of the Giants of Jotunheim. Farbauti is the husband of Laufey, and one of the two co-rulers of the Frost Giants in Jötunheimr alongside his wife. In the myths, Laufey is actually Loki's mother instead. It was said that the night Loki was born, she stabbed her own heart with an ice dagger, but Loki suspected Laufey could had been the real perpetrator of her death. Unlike Odin and Yondu Udonta, who both loved their sons (Loki for Odin and Peter for Yondu) and did anything to protect them, Laufey did the exact opposite and abandoned his son from infancy. Laufey. Nál means "needle"; according to Sörla þáttr , Laufey was also called this because she was "both slender and weak." Laufey or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki and consort of Farbauti.