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Meaning & History

Means "beloved" in Old Norse, ultimately derived from Indo-European *pri "to love". In Norse mythology she was the goddess of the earth, air and fertility, and the wife of Odin. Some scholars believe that she and the goddess Freya share a common origin.
Other Languages & CulturesFrige Anglo-Saxon Mythology

Categories

Aesir, air, beloved, earth, fertility deities, goddesses, love, mother goddesses, mythology, nature
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute