noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of Freya
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Contemporary Examples of freya
The sisters: A rational Ingrid (Rachel Boston) and sexy, free-spirited Freya (Jenna Dewan-Tatum).Lifetime’s ‘Witches of East End’ Is the Ultimate Witch Show
November 21, 2013
Historical Examples of freya
Still, he ought to have been born a woman or a priest of Freya who only offers flowers.The Wanderer's Necklace
H. Rider Haggard
I was sorry for him, and I really think Miss Freya was sorry for her father, too.
As soon as Freya was gone, the flowers began to droop their heads.Opera Stories from Wagner
“My wages must be the sun and moon and Freya for my wife,” cried the giant, boldly.Stories from Northern Myths
Emilie Kip Baker
Faint sounds in the passage alarmed him, and remaining concealed he saw Freya coming out.
goddess of love and beauty in Norse mythology, Old Norse Freyja, related to Old English frea "lord," Old Saxon frua, Middle Dutch vrouwe "woman, wife," German Frau; see frau).
Frigga is usually considered the goddess of married love; Freya, the goddess of love, the northern Venus. Actually, Frigga is of the Aesir family of Scandinavian myth; Freya, of the Vanir family; the two lines of belief merged, and the two goddesses are sometimes fused, and sometimes confused. [Joseph T. Shipley, "The Origins of English Words," 1984]