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Freya

[ frey-uh ]
/ ˈfreɪ ə /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the goddess of love and fertility, sister of Frey, daughter of Njord; one of the Vanir.

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Origin of Freya

<Old Norse Freyja originally, lady, mistress, feminine of Frey; compare German Frau
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Freya

Freyja

/ (ˈfreɪə) /

noun

Norse myth the goddess of love and fecundity, sister of Frey
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