Guðrún

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Guðrún, probably a mix of two originally distinct names, both with the latter part rún (rune, secret, confidante): Guðrún, Goðrún, from guð (god) (Proto-Germanic *Gudarūnō) and (perhaps more common) *Gunnrún, Guðrún, from gunnr, guðr (battle) (Proto-Germanic *Gunþarūnō); compare the short form Gunna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guðrún f

  1. A female given name.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse guð (god) and rún (secret). A heroine of several Norse legends, identical to Kriemhild in the German Nibelungenlied.

Proper noun[edit]

Guðrún f

  1. A female given name.

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