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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

and- = a prefix denoting whatever is 'opposite, against, towards' [1] [2]
and- = 'fig. hostile, adverse' [2]

Gothic

and- = a prefix denoting whatever is 'opposite, against, towards' [1]
anda- = a prefix denoting whatever is 'opposite, against, towards' [1]

Old High German

ant- = a prefix denoting whatever is 'opposite, against, towards' [1]

Old Frisian

and- = a prefix denoting whatever is 'opposite, against, towards' [1]

Old Saxon

and- = a prefix denoting whatever is 'opposite, against, towards' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BLAD see Andblaði (Norse)
HAD see Andaðr (Norse)
HRIM see Andhrímnir (Norse)

First Element Forms

And-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)