Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mythology The Norse goddess of the heavens and wife of Odin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The wife of Odin, and the Norse/Germanic goddess of married love, the heavens, home and hearth, after whom Friday is named (due to her being identified with Venus).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wife of Odin and mother of the gods; the supreme goddess; the Juno of the Valhalla. Cf. Freya.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Norse myth., the wife of Odin and the queen of the gods.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Norse mythology) goddess of the heavens and married love; wife of Odin

Etymologies

Old Norse; see prī- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old Norse Frigg, from Proto-Germanic *Frijjō. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If so, didn't you think that the woman fiddler in Frigg looked way too much like Meg?

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • His wife was called Frigg, and their offspring is the Asa-stock, who dwell in Asgard and the realms about it, and all that stock are known to be gods.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • 'The Secret War of Harry Frigg' (1968) Paul Newman is the incorrigible U.S. Army private who allows himself to be captured by the Italians during World War II so he can free five captured Allied military bigwigs (French, British and American).

    'Crowne': A Bad Fit for Hollywood Royalty

  • “Frigg, Queen of the Aesir, wife of Odin the shape-shifter, look down from Asgard, where you sit before your wheel in Fensalir spinning golden thread.”

    Arcane Circle

  • Cute cute cute! on March 15, 2009 at 6: 01 pm | Reply Frigg

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  • And I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for Harry Frigg, which was probably the first movie I ever saw him in and is probably why I've always thought of him as a great comic actor rather than a romantic leading man.

    "You keep thinking, Butch, that's what you're good at."

  • One of my all time favorite lines from the movies comes from Newman as Harry Frigg, in a exaggerated German accent:

    "You keep thinking, Butch, that's what you're good at."

  • Oldentard: Odin want me to give you this: Hymn to Frigg

    New Customs: Changing Language, Changing Bikes

  • Despite not having an MFA, her poems and short stories have snuck into numerous publications, including Frigg magazine, Wicked Alice, The New York Quarterly, The Acentos Review, Melusine, H_ngm_n, The London Magazine, and several fun anthologies.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • The Norse goddess Freya or Freyja, sometimes thought to be the Vanir cognate or avatar of the Aesir goddess Frigg or Frigga — who, in fact, is in some sources described as a Vanir by birth, suspiciously enough.

    Freyja, Cats and Angels, by Blommer « Skid Roche

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