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Old Norse askr literally means " ash tree " but the etymology of embla is uncertain, and two possibilities of the meaning of embla are generally proposed.
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In Norse religion, Asgard ( Old Norse: Ásgarðr ; meaning " Enclosure of the Æsir ") is one of the Nine Worlds and is the country or capital city of the Norse Gods surrounded by an incomplete wall attributed to a Hrimthurs riding the stallion Svaðilfari, according to Gylfaginning.
One of them, Múnón, married Priam's daughter, Tróán, and had by her a son, Trór, to be pronounced Thor in Old Norse.
According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Asgard is derived from Old Norse āss, god + garðr, enclosure ; from Indo-European roots ansu-spirit, demon ( see cognate ahura ) + gher-grasp, enclose ( see cognates garden and yard ).< ref >; See also ansu-and gher -< sup > 1 </ sup > in " Appendix I: Indo-European Roots " in the same work .</ ref >
In Norse mythology, Ask and Embla ( from Old Norse Askr ok Embla )— male and female respectively — were the first two humans, created by the gods.
Ægir ( Old Norse " sea ") is a sea giant, god of the ocean and king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology.
( from Icelandic for " Æsir faith ", pronounced, in Old Norse ) is a form of Germanic neopaganism which developed in the United States from the 1970s.
The term is the Old Norse / Icelandic translation of, a neologism coined in the context of 19th century romantic nationalism, used by Edvard Grieg in his 1870 opera Olaf Trygvason.
( plural ), the term used to identify those who practice Ásatrú is a compound with ( Old Norse ) " man ".
A Goði or Gothi ( plural goðar ) is the historical Old Norse term for a priest and chieftain in Norse paganism.
Ægir is an Old Norse word meaning " terror " and the name of a destructive giant associated with the sea ; ægis is the genitive ( possessive ) form of ægir and has no direct relation to Greek aigis.
The exact derivation is unclear, with the Old English fiæll or feallan and the Old Norse fall all being possible candidates.
Bornholm (; Old Norse: Burgundaholmr, " the island of the Burgundians ") is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea located to the east of ( most of ) the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, and north of Poland.
The first known use of the word ball in English in the sense of a globular body that is played with was in 1205 in in the phrase, "" The word came from the Middle English bal ( inflected as ball-e ,-es, in turn from Old Norse böllr ( pronounced ; compare Old Swedish baller, and Swedish boll ) from Proto-Germanic ballu-z, ( whence probably Middle High German bal, ball-es, Middle Dutch bal ), a cognate with Old High German ballo, pallo, Middle High German balle from Proto-Germanic * ballon ( weak masculine ), and Old High German ballâ, pallâ, Middle High German balle, Proto-Germanic * ballôn ( weak feminine ).
Old and askr
Old Norse askr means " ash tree " and according to the inflectional system of Icelandic language askr Yggdrasils means " Yggdrasill's ash ".
It translates as " Ash-tree of St Patrick ", and is composed of the elements askr ( Old Scandinavian for " ash-tree ") and the Celtic saint's name.
Old and literally
The Irish word derives from Old Irish, which referred to a wooden structure or vessel, stemming from crann, which means " tree ", plus a diminutive ending — literally " young tree ".
A draugr, draug or ( Icelandic ) draugur ( original Old Norse plural draugar, as used here, not " draugrs "), or draugen ( Norwegian, Swedish and Danish, meaning " the draug "), also known as aptrganga (" afturgöngur " in modern Icelandic ) ( literally " after-walker ", or " one who walks after death ") is an undead creature from Norse mythology, a subset of Germanic mythology.
The Book of Ecclesiastes (; Greek: Ἐκκλησιαστής ), originally called Qoheleth (, literally, " Preacher ") in Hebrew, is a book of the Tanakh's Ketuvim and the Old Testament.
Those dialects came to be known as Englisc ( literally " Anglish "), the language today referred to as Anglo-Saxon or Old English ( the language of the poem Beowulf ).
The term midwife is derived from, literally " with-woman ", i. e. " the woman with ( the mother at birth ), the woman assisting " ( in Middle English and Old English, mid
Midgard ( an anglicised form of Old Norse ; Old English, Old High German, Gothic Midjun-gards ; literally " middle enclosure ") is the name for the world ( in the sense of oikoumene ) inhabited by and known to humans in early Germanic cosmology, and specifically one of the Nine Worlds and in Norse mythology.
In early Germanic cosmology, the term stands alongside world ( Old English weorold, Old Saxon werold, Old High German weralt, Old Frisian warld and Old Norse verǫld ), from a Common Germanic compound * wira-alđiz literally the " age of men ".
The word nation came to English from the Old French word nacion, which in turn originates from the Latin word natio () literally meaning " that which has been born ".
*, literally " Old Shinto ", is a reconstructed " Shinto from before the time of Buddhism ", today based on Ainu religion and Ryukyuan practices.
Verðandi is literally the present tense of the Old Norse verb " verða ", " to become ", and is commonly translated as " in the making " or " that which is happening / becoming "; it is related to the Dutch word worden and the German word werden, both meaning " to become ".
The name Gaul is sometimes erroneously linked to the ethnic name Gael, which is derived from Old Irish Goidel ( borrowed, in turn, in the 7th century AD from Primitive Welsh Guoidel-spelled Gwyddel in Middle Welsh and Modern Welsh-likely derived from a Brittonic root * Wēdelos meaning literally " forest person, wild man "); the names are, thus, unrelated.
Just to the north of " Kato Plateia " lie the " Palaia Anaktora " ( Παλαιά Ανάκτορα: literally " Old Palaces "): a large complex of buildings of Roman architectural style used in the past to house the King of Greece, and prior to that the British Governors of the island.
Window replaced the Old English ‘ eagþyrl ’, which literally means ‘ eye-hole ,’ and ‘ eagduru ’ ‘ eye-door ’.
The English noun Monday derived sometime before 1200 from monedæi, which itself developed from Old English ( around 1000 ) mōnandæg and mōndæg ( literally meaning " moon's day "), which is cognate to other Germanic languages, including Old Frisian mōnadeig, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch mānendach ( modern Dutch Maandag ), Old High German mānetag ( modern German Montag ), and Old Norse mánadagr ( Swedish and Norwegian nynorsk måndag, Icelandic mánudagur.
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Since the early 20th century it has been commonly accepted that Old Irish Bel ( l ) taine is derived from a Common Celtic * belo-te ( p ) niâ, meaning " bright fire " ( where the element * belo-might be cognate with the English word bale in ' bale-fire ' meaning ' white ' or ' shining '; compare Anglo-Saxon bael, and Lithuanian / Latvian baltas / balts, found in the name of the Baltic ; in Slavic languages byelo or beloye also means ' white ', as in Беларусь ( White Russia or Belarus ) or Бе ́ лое мо ́ ре Sea ).
In the field of parapsychology, claircognizance from late 17th century French clair ( clear ) and cognizance (< Middle English | ME cognisaunce < Old French | OFr conoissance, knowledge ) is a form of extra-sensory perception wherein a person acquires psychic knowledge primarily by means of intrinsic knowledge.
In Orthodox Christianity, deuterocanonical means that a book is part of the corpus of the Old Testament ( i. e. is read during the services ) but has secondary authority.
Orthodox Christians use the term " Anagignoskomena " ( a Greek word that means " readable ", " worthy of reading ") for the ten books that they accept but that are not in the Protestant 39-book Old Testament canon.
" This means that both enjoy the same privileges because they are both bishops of the imperial capitals, but the bishop of Rome will precede the bishop of Constantinople since Old Rome precedes New Rome.
The problem is that in Old Norse mær means both " daughter " and " wife ," so it is not fully clear if Fjörgynn is Frigg's father or another name for her husband Odin, but Snorri Sturluson interprets the line as meaning Frigg is Fjörgynn's daughter ( Skáldskaparmál 27 ), and most modern translators of the Poetic Edda follow Snorri.
" The root also appears in Old Saxon fri which means " beloved lady ", in Swedish as fria (" to propose for marriage ") and in Icelandic as frjá which means " to love.
The English word guitar, the German, and the French were adopted from the Spanish, which comes from the Andalusian Arabic, itself derived from the Latin, which in turn came from the Ancient Greek, and is thought to ultimately trace back to the Old Persian language Tar, which means string in Persian.
The title – taken from the first words of the song – means " Old Land of My Fathers ", usually rendered in English as simply " Land of My Fathers ".
The Old Norse name for the Hebrides during the Viking occupation was Suðreyjar, which means " Southern Isles ".
" In Old French, san graal or san gréal means " Holy Grail " and sang réal means " royal blood "; later writers played on this pun.
Both the Parker Chronicle and Peterborough Chronicle annals of AD793 record the Old English name, Lindisfarena, which means " of the travellers from Lindsey ", indicating that the island was settled from the Kingdom of Lindsey, or possibly that its inhabitants travelled there.
Micah is the name of several people in the Hebrew Bible ( Old Testament ), and means " who is like God ?".
Since the launch of the third generation MX-5, Mazda consolidated worldwide marketing using the MX-5 name, though enthusiasts in the US still refer to it as Miata, a name that means " reward " in Old High German, and the vehicle in 2012 was still marketed by Mazda in the US as the MX-5 Miata.
The word research is derived from the Middle French " recherche ", which means " to go about seeking ", the term itself being derived from the Old French term " recerchier " a compound word from " re -" + " cerchier ", or " sercher ", meaning ' search '.
The word was thought to have been etymologically related to the English way ( Old English weg ) and weigh — these words are all derived from the Indo-European root, * wegh -, which means " to move or convey " — but this derivation is no longer accepted by The Oxford English Dictionary .< ref >
Old Irish tuath ( plural tuatha ) means " people, tribe, nation "; and dé is the genitive case of día, " god, goddess, supernatural being, object of worship " ( they are often referred to simply as the Tuatha Dé, a phrase also used to refer to the Israelites in early Irish Christian texts ).
The Old English cognate wuldor means " glory " but is not used as a proper name, although it figures frequently in kennings for the Christian God such as wuldres cyning " king of glory ", wuldorfæder " glory-father " or wuldor alwealda " glorious all-ruler ".