7: Sigmundr Hrútr -New Name (NP)
Submitter desires a masculine name.
Client requests authenticity for Faroese.
Language/Culture most important.
Culture (Faroese/ West Norse) most important.
Sigmundr: Found in Old Danish and Old Swedish as Sighmund, occurs in OW.Norse as Sigmundr. For the first element Sig- see above. For the second element -mundr see above. Runic examples include the nominative case forms sekmutr, sigmutr, sihimuntr, si(k)mtr, sikmunt=r, sikmutr, the genitive case form sikmuntaR and the accusative case forms sigmunt, [sikmunt], sikmut. A diminuitive form of Sigmundr is Simbi. A short form of masculine names in Sig- is Siggi. A short form of names in -mundr is Mundi. GB p. 14 s.n. Sigmundr; FJ pp. 346, 350 s.nn. Sig-, -mundr; CV p. xxxiv s.v. "Pet Names"; CV pp. 437-438, 527-528 s.v. mundr, -mundr, sigr; NR s.nn. Sigmundr, Sig-, -mundr, Siggi, Mundi
Hrútr: Occurs in OW.Norse as both a personal name and as a by-name, Hrútr. Found in Old Danish and Old Swedish as the by-name Rut. From the OW.Norse noun hrútr "ram, male sheep." Occurs in the runic genitive case form ru-ts. GB p. 11 s.n. Hrútr; NR s.n. Hrútr (Viking Answer Lady)
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