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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

ú- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [1]
ū- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [2]
ó- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [1]
ō- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [2]

Gothic

un- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [3] [2]

Old High German

un- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [3] [2]

Old Saxon

un- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [2]

Old Frisian

un- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [2]

Old English

un- = 'un-' (negative prefix) [2]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BEIN see Úbeinn
BLAUD see Úblauðr
FEIG see Úfeigr
FLA see ÓfláR
FRID see Ófriðr
HNIG see ÓhnæigR
NEIS see Ónæisi
Níðingr see ÓníðingR
SPAK see ÓspakR
STARK see Óstarki
TRYGG see ÓtryggR
ÞORM see ÓþyrmiR

See also

First Element Forms

O- Ó- U- Ú-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)