HVIT

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Hvit.jpg

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*hwĭtta- = 'white' [1]

Old Norse

hvítr = 'white' [2] [3] [1]

Gothic

hweits = 'white' [1]

Old Swedish

hviter = 'white' [4]

Old Saxon

hwît = 'white' [1]

Anglo-Saxon

hwît = 'white' [1]

Old High German

wîʐ = 'white' [1]

Old Frisian

hwitt = 'white' [1]

Related Names

See Hvítr, Hvítingr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BLOM see Blómhvít
HÖFÐI see Hvíthǫfði
KÅR see Hvítkárr
MJALL see Mjallhvít
SERK see Hwitserk
SNÆ see Snövit
SVAN see Svanhvít

First Element Forms

Hvit- Hwit- Hvít-

Last Element Forms

-hvít -vit

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
  2. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)