MÅG

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

mágr = 'male relative by wedding' ('father-in-law', 'brother-in-law', 'son-in-law') [1] [2]
māgr = 'male relative by wedding' [3]

Gothic

mēg-s = 'male relative by wedding' [3]

Old Swedish

magher = 'male relative by wedding' [2]

Swedish

måg = 'male relative by wedding' [2]

Old High German

māg = 'relative' [3]

Old Saxon

māg = 'relative' [3]

Old Frisian

mēi = 'relative' [3]

Old English

mǣġ = 'relative' [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
EFNI see Mágsefni

First Element Forms

Mágs-

References

  1. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)