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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

New name element

Old Norse

fífa = 'cotton grass' [1] [2]
fīfa = 'cotton grass', 'arrow' (poet.) [3]
fīfill = 'dandelion' [3]

Eriophorum Cotton Grass.JPG
Cotton Grass
Image by Rob Bendall,[4]
licensed under attribution license
Dandelion 300px.JPG
Dandelion

Related Names

See Fífa

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HRAFN see Hrafnfífa

Last Element Forms

-fífa

References

  1. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  4. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Rob Bendall, source & license