ÞVAR

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

þvari = 'bolt', 'spear' [1]
þvari = 'drill' [2]
þvari = 'stick', 'staff', 'sword', 'spear' [3]
þvari = 'cross-stick', 'bolt' [4]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DOLG see Dolgþvari

First Element Forms

-þvari

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  3. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)