JÖKUL

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Briksdalsbreen.JPG
Glacier
(here: Jostedalsbreen/Norway)

Image by "Donar Reiskoffer",[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

New name element

Old Norse

jǫkull = 'ice, icicle, glacier' [2] [3]

Old Swedish

ikil = 'ice, icicle, glacier' [3]

Old High German

ichil = 'ice, icicle, glacier' [3]

Low German

jäckel = 'ice, icicle, glacier' [3]

Old English

ġicel = 'ice, icicle, glacier' [3]

Related Names

See Jǫkull

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ROS see Jökulrós

First Element Forms

Jökul-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by "Donar Reiskoffer", source & license
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)