LINN

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Upplands Runinskrift 871 2.jpg
dragon (runestone drawing)
Image by unknown, photo by Mceder,[1]
License: public domain

Germanic name element which is closely related to LIND

Old Norse

linnr = 'lindworm', 'dragon' [2] [3]
linnr = 'snake', 'serpent', 'dragon' [4]

Old High German

lind = 'snake', 'serpent' [2]
lint = 'snake', 'serpent', 'dragon' [4]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ORM see Lindorm

First Element Forms

Lind- Linn-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by unknown, photo by Mceder, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)