LJOT

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

1) *leuhta- = 'shining', 'bright' [1]

Old Norse

1) -ljótr = 'shining', 'bright' [2]
1) *ljótr = 'shining', 'bright' [2]
2) ljōtr = 'ugly', 'horrible' [3]
2) ljótr = 'ugly', 'horrible' [4]
2) ljótr = 'ugly', 'hideous', 'misshapen' [5]
2) ljôtr = 'ugly', 'hideous', 'misshapen' [6]

Gothic

1) liuhath = 'light' [7]
2) liut-s = 'hypocritical' [3]

Old Frisian

2) liāt = 'mendacious', 'lying' [3]

Old High German

1) lioht = 'shining', 'bright' [8]
1) lioth ? = 'shining', 'bright' [4]
2) lioᶎ = 'sad' [3]

Anglo-Saxon

1) leóht = 'light' [7]

Related Names

See Liótr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see Álfljótr
ARN see Arnljótr
BORG see Bergljótr
FORN see Fornljótur
HAF see Hafljótr
HUG see Hugljótur
HUN see Húnljótur
-ingr-ending see Lýtingr
ULF see LiútulfR and Ulfliútr
UNN see Ljótunnr
ÞOR see Þorljótr

First Element Forms

Liót- Liut- Liút- Ljot- Ljót-

Last Element Forms

-liot -liót -lioth -liótr -liútr -ljot -ljót -ljoth -ljótr -ljótur

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  5. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  6. Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  8. Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)