SEL

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Mirounga leonina.jpg
Seal
Image by Serge Ouachée,[1]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA

Old Norse

sel-r = 'seal' [2]
selr = 'seal' [3]

Old Swedish

siæl = 'seal' [3]
sæl = 'seal' [3]

Old High German

selah = 'seal' [2]

Middle Low German

sel = 'seal' [2] [3]

Old Frisian

salig = 'seal' [2]

Old English

seolh = 'seal' [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
GREN see Sælgren
HÖFÐI see Selshǫfuð

First Element Forms

Sel- Sels- Sæl-

References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Serge Ouachée, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Elias Wessén: Våra ord (1997)