DÚFA

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

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Dove
Image by Felix Abraham,[1]
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Germanic name element

Gothic

dūbō = 'dove' [2]
dwbo = 'dove' [3]

Old Norse

dúfa = 'dove', 'pigeon' or 'wave' (poet.) [4]

Swedish

dufva = 'dove' [3]
duva = 'dove' [2]

Danish

due = 'dove' [3]

Old High German

tūba = 'dove' [2]
tuba = 'dove' [3]

Middle High German

tūbe = 'dove' [2]

German

Taube = 'dove', 'pigeon' [2] [3]

Frisian

do = 'dove' [5]
dou = 'dove' [5]

Dutch

duif = 'dove' [5]

Anglo-Saxon

duva = 'dove' [3]

English

dove = 'dove' [2] [3]

Related Names

See Dúfa, Dyveke

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GERD see Daugaard

First Element Forms

Dau-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Felix Abraham, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  4. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Rienk de Haan: Fryske foarnammen (2002)