HROK

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Rook - Corvus frugilegus (476445950).jpg
rook
Image by John Haslam,[1]
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Germanic name element

Old Norse

hrōkr = 'crow', 'rook' [2]
hrókr = 'crow', 'rook' [3] [4] [5]
hrôkr = 'rook' [6]
hrókr = 'shag' [7] [8]
hrōkr = 'cormorant' [2]
hrōkr = 'long person' [2]
hrókr = 'long person' [7]

Old Swedish

rôka = 'rook' [6]
roka = 'rook', 'crow' [5]
roker = 'rook', 'crow' [5]

Old High German

hruoh = 'rook' [2] [6]
hruohho = 'rook' [6]

Middle High German

ruoch = 'rook', 'crow' [4]

Middle Low German

rōk = 'rook' [2]
rôk = 'rook' [6]

Anglo-Saxon

hróc = 'kind of crow' [4]
hrôc = 'rook' [6]

Old English

hrōc = 'rook' [2]

Related Names

See Hrókr (see also Rochus)

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by John Haslam, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  8. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)