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Frigg

or

Frigga,

Norse mother goddess and the wife of Odin (Woden). One of the most important goddesses of Germanic religion, she was queen of the heavens, a deity of love and the household. She was often confused with Freyja. From her likeness to the Roman goddess Venus, the Latin day of Venus became in Germanic countries Frigg's day (Friday).
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Frigg

 

in Germanic mythology, the goddess of marriage, love, and the home; wife of Odin (Woden). Frigg is associated with the Norse goddess Freya.

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Frigg

Scandinavian goddess of love and fertility. [Norse Myth.: Parrinder, 101]
See: Love
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