BAK

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

bak = 'back', 'backside' [1] [2] [3]
bak-r = 'back', 'backside' [1]

Old High German

bah = 'back', 'backside' [1]

Old Saxon

bak = 'back', 'backside' [1]

Old Frisian

bek = 'back', 'backside' [1]

Old English

bæc = 'back', 'backside' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
KOL see Kolbakr

Last Element Forms

-bakr -bakur

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)