irmin

See also: Irmin

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ermunaz. Cognates include Old High German ermen and Old Norse jǫrmun.

AdjectiveEdit

irmin

  1. "Strong, whole", maybe also "strong, tall, exalted"[1].
  2. Irmin, a given name.
  3. Possibly, the mythical founder of the Hermiones tribe, or an epitheton of Ziu or Wotan.

DeclensionEdit


Derived termsEdit

  • Irminsul, the "great pillar" of the Saxons.
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