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Bragi

[brah-gee] /ˈbrɑ gi/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
1.
the god of poetry and eloquence, son of Odin, husband of Idun: may be an apotheosis of the 9th-century poet Bragi Boddason.
Origin of Bragi
< Old Norse; compare Old English brego prince, Old Norse bragr poetic art; perhaps akin to Sanskrit bráhma Brahma1
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  • Bragi is the god of poetry and eloquence, the best of all skalds.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • Bragi was the son of the wave maidens and the god of poetry.

  • At these words of Bragi the sir felt a revival of their old strength and courage.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • "There will not be time," said Bragi, who had been calculating the speed at which they flew.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • Some scholars hold that Bragi, the god of poetry, is no other than the poet Bragi Boddason.

    The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick
  • "Play your harp, good Bragi, and awaken all these sleepers," said Siegfried.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
  • Then Bragi ended his song, and the strings of his harp were mute.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
  • "My songs have no power to awaken such a sleeper," said Bragi.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
  • And the last notes of Bragi's harp came floating to him over the sea.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
  • It is a story that Bragi told while at the feast in AEgir's hall.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
British Dictionary definitions for Bragi

Bragi

/ˈbrɑːɡɪ/
noun
1.
(Norse myth) the god of poetry and music, son of Odin
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