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) A Vanir god associated with kingship and virility in the North Germanic corpus, in which he rides the shining boar Gullinbursti and wields an antler as a weapon. He is sometimes referred to as Yngvi-Freyr.

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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, a god associated with kingship and virility
  2. A male given name

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *frawjô.

Proper noun[edit]

Freyr

  1. Freyr, a god associated with kingship and virility
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Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: Freyr
  • Faroese: Froyur
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Frøy
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Frøy
  • Swedish: Frej
  • Danish: Frej