Frjá-nótt

Frjá-nótt
f. = frjádagsnótt, Fms. viii. 35. It is remarked above, s. v. dagr, that this ‘frjá’ is derived from the A. S. form Freâ, answering to the northern Freyr, Goth. Frauja, and is a rendering of the eccl. Lat. dies Veneris, as in eccl. legends the Venus of the Lat. is usually rendered by Freâ (Freyja) of the Teutonic. This word is now obsolete in Icel., as Friday is now called Föstudagr, vide fasta.

An Icelandic-English dictionary. . 1874.

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