BLÆ

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

New name element

Proto-Norse

*blā-R = 'wind gust' [1]

Old Norse

blǣr = 'wind gust', 'gentle breeze' [1] [2]

Old High German

blāian = 'to blow' [1]

Old English

blāwan = 'to blow' [1]

Related Names

See Blær

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DIS see Blædís
HER see Blævar

First Element Forms

Blæ-
Blæv-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)