See also: freyja

EnglishEdit

 
Freyja in her cat-drawn chariot.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse Freyja, from freyja (lady), from Proto-Germanic *frawjǭ.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Freyja

  1. (Norse mythology) A deity among the Vanir associated with sex, death, and seiðr, who receives half of those who die in battle in the afterlife field Fólkvangr (the other half going to Odin's hall, Valhalla), and whose brother is Freyr.

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IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Freyja, from freyja (lady), from Proto-Germanic *frawjǭ.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Freyja f

  1. (Norse mythology) Freyja or Freya, a goddess associated with sex, death, and magic
  2. A female given name

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From freyja (lady), from Proto-Germanic *frawjǭ.

Proper nounEdit

Freyja f (genitive Freyju)

  1. (Norse mythology) Freya, goddess associated with sex, death, and magic (see Freyja)

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: Freyja
  • Faroese: Froya
  • Norwegian: Frøya
  • Swedish: Freja, Fröja
  • English: Freya

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse Freyja.

Proper nounEdit

Freyja f

  1. (Norse mythology) Freya (goddess associated with sex, death, and magic)