irmin

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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.

Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

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