RÖKK

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Proto-Germanic

*rekwaz = 'darkness'

Gothic

riqis = 'darkness' [1]

Old Norse

rökkr = 'twilight' [2]
røkkr = 'twilight' [3]
røkk-r = 'darkness' [1]
rökkva = 'to grow dark', 'darken' [2]
røkkva = 'to grow dark' [3]
rökr = 'twilight' [2]
røkr = 'twilight' [3]
rökva = 'to grow dark', 'darken' [2]

Icelandic

rökkur = 'twilight' [4]

Related names

See Rǫkkvi

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
DIS see Rökkurdís

See also Ragnarǫk

First Element Forms

Rökkur-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Gotisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1934)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  4. Sven B. F. Jansson: Norstedts isländsk-svenska ordbok (1994)