Freyr

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English[edit]

A detail from Gotland runestone G 181, in the Swedish Museum of National Antiquities in Stockholm. The three men are interpreted as Odin, Thor, and Freyr.

Proper noun[edit]

Freyr

  1. (Norse mythology) The phallic fertility god who rides the shining boar Gullinbursti and who will, because he lacks a sword of his own, be slain in Ragnarok.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Freyr. Used as a given name since 1910.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Freyr m

  1. (Norse mythology) Freyr, the god of fertility
  2. A male given name

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