EIS

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

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Fire
Image by MarcusObal,[1]
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Germanic name element related to EIST

Ancient Germanic

*aiðsō = 'embers', 'pyre' [2]

Old Norse

ėisa = 'fire', 'pyre' [2]

Middle Low German

ēse = 'hearth' [2]

Old High German

ėit = 'embers', 'pyre' [2]

Old Saxon

ēd = 'embers', 'pyre' [2]

Old English

ād = 'embers', 'pyre' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Aisaberga (German), Eisinbjørg (Norse)

First Element Forms

Aisa- Eisin-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by MarcusObal, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)