ÞRAS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

þras = 'quarrel', 'fight' [1]
þrasa = 'to quarrel', 'to fight' [1]
þrasa = 'to snort', 'to talk big', 'to make a bold show' [2] [3]
þrasa = 'to talk big', 'to rage' [4]

Gothic

þras = 'quick', 'fast', 'bold' [1]

Old High German

drāsen = 'to snort' [3]

Middle High German

trasen = 'to run' [1]

Old Saxon

thrāsian = 'to snort' [3]

Related Names

See Þrasi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DOLG see Dolgþrasi
GEIR see Þrasarr
HER see Þrasarr
HLIF see Hlífþrasa
LAUG see Þraslaug
LIF see Lífþrasir
MUND see Þrasmundr

First Element Forms

Træs- (?)
Þras-

Last Element Forms

-thrase
-þrasa
-þrasi
-þrasir

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  2. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)