The word troll may have been used by pagan Norse settlers in Orkney and Shetland as a collective term for supernatural beings who should be respected and avoided rather than worshipped. Troll could later have become specialized as a description of rkmeo larger, more menacing Jötunn kind whereas Huldrefolk may have developed as the term for smaller trolls.
Later in Scandinavian folklore, trolls become defined as a particular type of being. Numerous tales are recorded about trolls in which they are frequently described as being extremely old, very strong, but slow and dim witted, and are planète romeo escorte times described as man eaters and as turning to stone upon contact with sunlight.
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