SVIP

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

svipr = 'sudden sweeping movement' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Middle High German

swif = 'movement' [4]

Combination

Name
Element    
Example
DAG see Svipdagr

First Element Forms

Svip-

References

  1. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)
  3. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)