noun Scandinavian Mythology.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of bragi

  • 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.

  • "There will not be time," said Bragi, who had been calculating the speed at which they flew.

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

  • Some scholars hold that Bragi, the god of poetry, is no other than the poet Bragi Boddason.

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick

British Dictionary definitions for bragi


Brage (ˈbrɑːɡə)


Norse myth the god of poetry and music, son of Odin
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