DIG

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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

digr = 'stout', 'big', 'fat' [1] [2]
digr = 'stout', 'big', 'fat'; 'coarse'; 'rollicking' [3]

Gothic

digrei = 'abundance' [3]

Old Frisian

diger = 'faithful' [3]

Middle Low German

deger = 'thorough', 'complete' [3]

Middle High German

tiger = 'thorough', 'complete' [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
VALD see Digrvaldi

First Element Forms

Digr-

References

  1. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)