ÞRA

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element of unknown etymology, the connection to the word group below is my own guess

Proto-Norse

*þrawa = 'reprimand', 'threat', 'attack' [1]

Old Norse

þrá = 'obstinacy' [1] [2]
þrá = 'a throe', 'hard struggle', 'obstinacy' [3]

Old High German

drawa = 'threat' [1]
drōa = 'threat' [1]

Middle Low German

drawe = 'threat' [1]
drouwe = 'threat' [1]

Old English

ðréa = 'reprimand', 'threat', 'attack' [1]
ðrawu = 'reprimand', 'threat', 'attack' [1]

Related Names

See Þráinn

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
VIND see *Þrawó-winduR

First Element Forms

*Þrawó-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)