[ frey-uh ]

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

Origin of Freya

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

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How to use Freya in a sentence

  • Year in and year out, and over all the Earth, Freya went searching and calling for the lost Odur.

    The Children of Odin | Padraic Colum
  • You must know that this happened during the time when Freya was wandering through the world, seeking her husband, the lost Odur.

    The Children of Odin | Padraic Colum

British Dictionary definitions for Freya



/ (ˈfreɪə) /

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

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