LYNG

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

CallunaVulgaris.jpg
Heather
Image by Aqwis,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Ancient Germanic

*laŋha- = 'bent' [2]

Old Norse

lyng = 'heather' [3] [4] [5] [2]

Old Swedish

liung = 'heather' [5]

Old English

lōh = 'lace, belt' [2]

Related Names

See Lyngvi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
HEID see Lyngheiðr
HER see Lyngar
NY see Lingný
ORM see LingormR
ÞOR see Lyngþór

First Element Forms

Ling-
Lyng-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Aqwis, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)