ÞUNN

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

þunnr = 'thin' [1] [2] [3] [4]
þunnr = 'thin', 'standing apart', 'clear', 'weak' [5]

Old High German

thunni = 'thin', 'standing apart', 'clear', 'weak' [5]

Old Saxon

thunni = 'thin', 'standing apart', 'clear', 'weak' [5]

Old Frisian

thenne = 'thin', 'standing apart', 'clear', 'weak' [5]

Old English

ðynne = 'thin', 'standing apart', 'clear, weak' [5]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
Áki see Þunn-Áki
Hnakki see Þunnhnakki

First Element Forms

Þunn-

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  4. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)