JAFN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also HA

Old Norse

jafn = 'even', 'equal', 'the same' [1] [2]
jafn = 'even', 'equal', 'the same'; 'ready', 'just', 'polite' [3]

Gothic

ibn-s = 'even', 'equal', 'the same'; 'ready', 'just', 'polite' [3]

Old High German

eban = 'even', 'equal', 'the same'; 'ready', 'just', 'polite' [3]

Old Saxon

eƀan = 'even', 'equal', 'the same'; 'ready', 'just', 'polite' [3]

Old Frisian

even = 'even', 'equal', 'the same'; 'ready', 'just', 'polite' [3]

Old English

efn = 'even', 'equal', 'the same'; 'ready', 'just', 'polite' [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HÁR see Jafnhárr

First Element Forms

Jafn-

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)