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10th cent 8th cent 8th cent.—Ang.-Sax 8th cent.—Eng 8th cent.—English 8th cent.—French 8th cent.—Mod 9 th ancient names Ang.-Sax Anglo Anglo-Saxon appears Bert bishop bold bright called cent.—Old Norse common corresponding corruption counsel Danish derives the following dialects diminutives Domesday Domesday—Eng doubt English names famous following stem Forste Forstemann derives Forstemann refers fortis French French names Gaud Goth Gothic Grimm Hard Hari Hart Helm Hence High German Hund king Landnamabok liable to intermix mann Modern German Mund names derived Northern mythology Northmen occurs Odin Old Frankish Old Germ Old German names Old High Germ Old Norse origin PATRONYMICS perhaps PHONETIC ENDING Pott probably proper names protection raven refers to Old root Saxon Scandinavian Scyld seems sense similar meaning SIMPLE FORMS spear surname termination trace Vit.—Eng Wald Ward warrior Wine Wold wolf word signifying
Page 156 - Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests; I bear a charmed life , which must not yield To one of woman born.
Page 287 - So he turned and went away in a rage. And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
Page 514 - O'Bruadair (son of Broder), Mac Ragnall (son of Ragnvald), Roaill (Rolf),* Auleef (Olaf), Manus (Magnus), and others. It is even asserted that among the families of the Dublin merchants are still to be found descendants of the old Norwegian merchants formerly so numerous in that city. The names of families adduced in confirmation of this, as Harrold (Harald), Iver (Ivar), Cotter or Mac Otter (Ottar), and others which are genuine Norwegian names, corroborate the assertion.
Page 384 - The sixth on the list, viz. (Mlii (Uffo) the son of Wermund, was blind till his seventh, and dumb till his thirteenth year ; and, though excelling in bodily strength, was so simple and pusillanimous, that all hope that he would ever prove himself worthy of his station was abandoned.
Page 14 - Duding Hatte, the son of Wifus, is settled at Wealadene ; and Ceolmund Hatte, the son of Dunne, is also settled there ; and...
Page 161 - Name-Sytem," says that in an age when war was the main business of man, names taken from the weapons in which he trusted, were as natural as they were common; and directly or indirectly from this source are derived more names than from all other sources put together.
Page xiii - The Anglo-Saxon Poems of Beowulf, the Scop or Gleeman's Tale, and the Fight at Finnesburg...
Page 14 - Hwita Hatte was a keeper of bees in Haethfelda ; and Tate Hatte, his daughter, was the mother of Wulsige the shooter; and Lulle Hatte, the sister of Wulsige, Helistan had for his wife in Wealadene.
Page 31 - Conquest (1066), and consequently all the names in which it appears are carried back to Anglo-Saxon times. (In some few cases, the termination ing may be local, from ing, a meadow, and not a patronymic.)" Upon this Lower remarks:1 "I believe that in many, if not most cases, the termination ing cle.