Jumala

The supreme idol of the ancient Finns and Lapps. The word is sometimes used by the Scandinavian poets for the Almighty.

On a lonely cliff
An ancient shrine he found, of Jumala the seat,
For many a year gone by closed up and desolate.

Frithiof-Saga: The Reconciliation.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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