BLA

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

blár = 'black' [1]
blár = 'blue', 'dark', 'black' [2] [3]

Swedish

blå = 'blue' [4]

Old High German

blāo = 'blue', 'dark', 'black' [2]
blāo = 'blue' [4]

Old Frisian

blāu = 'blue', 'dark', 'black' [2]

Old English

blǣ- = 'blue', 'dark', 'black' [2]
*blǣw = 'blue' [4]

Related Names

See Bláinn

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DIMM see Dimmblá
EY see Bláey
-ingr-ending see Blæingr
KÅR see Blákári
TÖNN see Blátǫnn

See also Blåklocka, Víðbláinn

First Element Forms

Blá- Blå-

Last Element Forms

-blá

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)