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Frey (disambiguation)

Frei, Frey, Frej, Freij, Freyr or Freÿr may refer to:

Frey (surname)

Frei, Frey, Frej or Freij is the surname of the following people

Frey (given name)

Frey, Frei, Frej, Freij, Freyr or Freÿr is the given name of the following people

  • Freyr Alexandersson (born 1982), Icelandic football coach and former player
  • Frei Caneca (1779–1825), Brazilian religious leader, politician, and journalist
  • Frei Galvão (1739–1822), also known as Saint Anthony of St. Ann Galvão, was a Brazilian friar of the Franciscan Order
  • Frej Larsson (born 1983), Swedish musician and rapper
  • Frej Liewendahl (1902–1966), Finnish runner
  • Frej Lindqvist (born 1937), Swedish actor
  • Frey Svenson (1866–1927), Swedish doctor
  • Frei Otto (1925–2015), German architect and structural engineer
  • Frei Tito (1945–1974), Brazilian Roman Catholic friar
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Frey

Frey \Frey\, Freyr \Freyr\(fr[imac]), prop. n. (Norse Mythology) The god of earth's fertility and peace and prosperity, presiding over rain, sunshine, and all the fruits of the earth, dispensing wealth among men; son of Njorth (Njord) and brother of Freya; originally of the Vanir; later with the Aesir. He was especially worshipped in the temple at Upsala in Sweden

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Frey

god of the earth's fruitfulness in Norse mythology, from Old Norse frey "lord," from Proto-Germanic *frawan "lord," from suffixed form of PIE *pro- (see pro-).

Usage examples of "frey".

Beyond her were the two empty seats of Frey and Gerda, then Bragi and Idun, old Aegir and his wife, and brooding, silent Tyr.

Raised up on wings of the Valkyr to battle and sing until the day of fire, the final battle, when you ride by the side of the Father of All and Frey.

Elaine de Frey had known very clearly what qualities she had wanted in Comus, and she had known, against all efforts at self-deception, that he fell far short of those qualities.

Elaine de Frey and her fortune might have been the making of Comus, but he had hurried in as usual to effect his own undoing.

The lightninglike sword of Frey stabbed two as they ran, and the terrible hammer of bearded Thor smashed down the others.

And I, Keith Masters, with Thor, Frey and Freya of the old Aesir, was riding across it into Asgard, the mythical city of the gods!

But if you refuse, Lord Frey will take it for another slight, and any hope of putting this arights will be gone.

Jason Mallister and Tytos Blackwood will fight on for honor's sake, but the Freys can keep the Mallisters penned up at Seagard, and with the right inducement Jonos Bracken can be persuaded to change his allegiance and attack the Blackwoods.

Jason Mallister and Tytos Blackwood will fight on for honor’s sake, but the Freys can keep the Mallisters penned up at Seagard, and with the right inducement Jonos Bracken can be persuaded to change his allegiance and attack the Blackwoods.

Particular thanks for assistance on this final volume of the Bloated Epic goes to Mary Frey, who put a bogglesome amount of energy and time into reading and—for lack of a better word—analyzing a monstrous manuscript.

The cook, Leo Frey, a peaceful-looking man of about forty with a thin body but a prominent belly and fat face, and the cook's sour-looking, heavy-set assistant, called simply Passey, dolloped gruel into xyla bowls and handed each of us a thick slice of river celery.

Elsewhere in the hall, Ser Marq Piper and Ser Danwell Frey played a drinking game, Lame Lothar said something amusing to Ser Hosteen, one of the younger Freys juggled three daggers for a group of giggly girls, and Jinglebell sat on the floor sucking wine off his fingers.

With them, though, and at Thorvin's insistence, sat a fourth man: Farman priest of Frey, one of the two great visionaries of the Way.

From years before Shef remembered his own vision of himself as Völund the lame smith, and Farman priest of Frey peering up at him from the floor like a mouse from the wainscoting.

As they have for Vigleik of the visions, for Farman priest of Frey, for others of the Way.