GLUM

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

glūmr = 'bear' (poet.) [1]
glúmr = 'dark expression', 'dark face' (= name for a bear) [2]
glúmr = 'bear' [3]

Middle Low German

glūmen = 'to frown', 'to glower' [1]

Norwegian

glum = 'frowning', 'glowering' [1]
glyma = 'to frown', 'to glower' [1]

Related Names

See Glúmr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HILD see Hildiglúmr

Last Element Forms

-glúmr -glúmur

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)