Egil

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Egill, from Proto-Germanic *Agilaz. From given names beginning with the element age "awe" or egg "edge, point ( of a weapon)".

Proper noun[edit]

Egil

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Egil: Egilsson
  • daughter of Egil: Egilsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Egil
Accusative Egil
Dative Egili
Genitive Egils

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Egill, from Proto-Germanic *Agilaz. From given names beginning with the element age "awe" or egg "edge, point ( of a weapon)".

Proper noun[edit]

Egil

  1. A male given name.

See also[edit]