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Freya (Norse deity)


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    • Freyja (Norse deity)
    • Freija (Norse deity)
    • Frejya (Norse deity)
    • Freyia (Norse deity)
    • Frøya (Norse deity)
    • Frøjya (Norse deity)
    • Freia (Norse deity)
    • Freja (Norse deity)
    • فريا (Norse deity)
    • Friyā (Norse deity)
    • Фрэя (Norse deity)
    • Ванадзіс (Norse deity)
    • Vanadzis (Norse deity)
    • Гефна (Norse deity)
    • Hefna (Norse deity)
    • Хёрн (Norse deity)
    • Khi͡orn (Norse deity)
    • Мардэл (Norse deity)
    • Mardėl (Norse deity)
    • Сюр (Norse deity)
    • Si͡ur (Norse deity)
    • Вальфрэя (Norse deity)
    • Valʹfrėi͡a (Norse deity)
    • Фрейя (Norse deity)
    • Freĭi͡a (Norse deity)
    • Φρτ̔̈«”αγ·για (Norse deity)
    • Phregia (Norse deity)
    • Frija (Norse deity)
    • Gefn (Norse deity)
    • Hörn (Norse deity)
    • Mardöll (Norse deity)
    • Sýr (Norse deity)
    • Valfreyja (Norse deity)
    • Vanadís (Norse deity)
    • פריה (Norse deity)
    • Freyah (Norse deity)
    • Frieja (Norse deity)
    • Ванадис (Norse deity)
    • Gefna (Norse deity)
    • Khërn (Norse deity)
    • Мардёлл (Norse deity)
    • Mardëll (Norse deity)
    • Вальфрейя (Norse deity)
    • Valʹfreĭi͡a (Norse deity)
    • Фреја (Norse deity)
    • Мардел (Norse deity)
    • Сир (Norse deity)
    • Sir (Norse deity)
    • Fröja (Norse deity)
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    • found: Ingunn Ásdísardóttir. Frigg og Freyja, 2007.
    • found: Wikipedia, July 22, 2014(Freyja; In Norse mythology, Freyja (Old Norse the "Lady") is a goddess associated with love, sexuality, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, and death; Along with her brother Freyr (Old Norse the "Lord"), her father Njörðr, and her mother (Njörðr's sister, unnamed in sources), she is a member of the Vanir. Stemming from Old Norse Freyja, modern forms of the name include Freya, Freija, Frejya, Freyia, Frøya, Frøjya, Freia, and Freja) Arabic page (فريا = Friyڶa) Belarusian page (under Фрэя: Фрэя, Ванадзіс, Гефна, Хёрн, Мардэл, Сюр, Вальфрэя = FrЇeЋiЌa, Vanadzis, Hefna, KhЋiЌorn, MardЇel, SЋiЌur, ValfrЇeЋiЌa) Bulgarian page (Фрейя = FreІiЋiЌa) Catalan page (Freia) Czech page (Freya) Danish page (Freja) German page (Freya, also Freia or Freyja) Greek page (Φρτ̔̈«”αγ·για = Phregia) Spanish page (Freyja, or Freya) French page (Freyja) Western Frisian (Frija; Freija) Galician page (Freia) Icelandic page (Freyja) Italian page (Freyja; also called Gefn, HЈorn, MardЈoll, SЃyr, Valfreyja and VanadЃis) Hebrew page (פריה = Freyah) Latin page (Freyja, also Freja and Freya; other names are Freia, Frya, Dis, Vanadis and Valfreyja) Latvian page (Freija) Lithuanian page (FrЇeja) Low Saxon (Netherlands) page (Frieja) Norwegian page (Frya) Polish page (Freja) Portuguese page (Freia) Russian page (under Фрейя: Фрейя, Ванадис, Гефна, Хёрн, Мардёлл, Сюр, Вальфрейя = FreІiЋiЌa, Vanadis, Gefna, KhЈern, MardЈell, SЋiЌur, ValfreІiЋiЌa) Serbian page (Фреја = Freja, Мардел = Mardel, or Сир = Sir) Finnish page (Freija (Freyja, Freya, Freia, Freja, FrЈoja))
    • found: Bulfinch, T. Bulfinch's mythology, 1978:page 906 (Freya)
    • found: Hendricks, R. Mythologies of the world : a concise encyclopedia, 1979:page 67 (Freya or Freyja)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, July 22, 2014(Freyja (Old Norse: "Lady"), most renowned of the Norse goddesses, who was the sister and female counterpart of Freyr and was in charge of love, fertility, battle, and death. Her father was Njörd, the sea god; she was also known by four nicknames--Mardöll, Hörn, Gefn, and Syr)
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, July 22, 2014(In Norse mythology, Freya is a goddess of love and fertility, and the most beautiful and propitious of the goddesses. She is the patron goddess of crops and birth, the symbol of sensuality and was called upon in matters of love. She loves music, spring and flowers, and is particularly fond of the elves (fairies). Freya is one of the foremost goddesses of the Vanir. She is the daughter of the god Njord, and the sister of Freyr. Later she married the mysterious god Od (probably another form of Odin), who disappeared. Old Norse: Freyja, Friia)
    • found: Norse mythology for smart people website, July 22, 2014(Freya (Old Norse Freyja, "Lady") is one of the preeminent goddesses in Norse mythology. She's a member of the Vanir tribe of deities, but became an honorary member of the Aesir gods after the Aesir-Vanir War. Her father is Njord. Her mother is unknown, but could be Nerthus. Freyr is her brother. Her husband, named "Óðr" in late Old Norse literature, is certainly none other than Odin, and, accordingly, Freya is ultimately identical with Odin's wife Frigg)
    • found: Goddess-Guide.com, July 22, 2014(Freya was the Norse Goddess of love, beauty, fertility, war, wealth, divination and magic. This Goddess belongs to group of Gods and Goddesses known as the Vanir who were associated with nature, wild places and animals and unseen realms; Her name means "The Lady", it is also often spelt Freyja)
    • found: Godchecker website, July 22, 2014(Freya. Norse Fertility Goddess. Also known as Freyja. Location: Scandinavia. Gender: Female. Type: deity. In charge of: Fertility)
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