Freyja

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Frey·a

also Frey·ja  (frā′ə)
n. Norse Mythology
The goddess of love and beauty; the sister of Frey.

[Old Norse Freyja, from freyja, lady; see per in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.Freyja - (Norse mythology) goddess of love and fecundityFreyja - (Norse mythology) goddess of love and fecundity; daughter of Njorth and sister of Frey
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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O fair gold goddess As fain as thou mayst be That gone I were To the white sea's-roof land, [Iceland] Yet fainer were I To leap on the wave-swine [ship] If God for me The ghosts would quicken Of Odin's fellows Might the world go backward Then, Roses' Freyia, [beautiful woman] Soon were I faring Along the way That leads to Valhall, Long rest before me, And my right hand holding A story maybe To give to Odin.
So the Aesir set a competition, and Baldr took to Dragvandil a mountain and told him to sculpt with it, while Freyia took to Laeti a great elm tree and told him to carve from it.