BIFA

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element (see also BIF)

Old Norse

bifa = 'story', 'narration' [1] [2]
bif- = 'painted' (with storytelling ornaments) [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
LIND see Biflindi (Norse)

First Element Forms

Bib-
Bif-

References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)