BLAD

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*bladaz = 'leaf'; 'leaf-like part', 'blade' (of a knife, of an oar)

Old Norse

blað = 'leaf'; 'leaf-like part', 'blade' (of a knife, of an oar) [1] [2]

Old High German

blat = 'leaf'; 'leaf-like part', 'blade' (of a knife, of an oar) [1]

Old Frisian

bled = 'leaf'; 'leaf-like part', 'blade' (of a knife, of an oar) [1]

Old Saxon

blad = 'leaf'; 'leaf-like part', 'blade' (of a knife, of an oar) [1]

Old English

blæd = 'leaf'; 'leaf-like part', 'blade' (of a knife, of an oar) [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
AND see Andblaði (Norse)

Last Element Forms

-blaði

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)