RISI

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

risi = 'giant' [1]

Old Danish

rise = 'giant' [2]

Old High German

riso = 'giant' [3]

Middle High German

rise = 'giant' [3]

Swedish

rese = 'giant' [4] [3]

German

Riese = 'giant' [4] [3]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
KARL see Risker

First Element Forms

Ris-

References

  1. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)
  2. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)