GAND

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

gandr = 'the exact sense of this word is somewhat dubious; it is mostly used in poetry and in compounds, and denotes anything enchanted or an object used by sorcerers, almost like Zauber in German, and hence a 'monster', 'fiend' [1]
gandr = 'magic', 'charm', 'witchcraft' [2]
gandr = 'magic wand' [2] [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ALF see Gandalfr

First Element Forms

Gand-

References

  1. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)