GRID

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

gríð = 'vehemence', 'greed', 'eagerness' [1] [2]
grið = 'peace', 'protection', 'mercy', 'truce' [1] [2]

Old Danish

gruth = 'peace', 'protection', 'mercy', 'truce' [2]

Anglo-Saxon

grið = 'peace', 'protection', 'mercy', 'truce' [2]

Middle High German

grítec = 'eager', 'covetous' [2]

Related Names

See Gríðr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
RAD see Ráðgríðr
RAND see Randgríðr
SANN see Sangríðr

Last Element Forms

-gred -gri -grid -gríð -griðr -gríðr

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)