irmin-

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See also: irmin and Irmin

Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *irmin-, *ermin-. Akin to Old English eormen-, Icelandic jörmun-, Old Saxon irmin "huge, great", Gothic airmana-

Prefix[edit]

irmin-

  1. a prefix denoting a sense of greatness, whole, strong
    Irminsul The great pillar of the saxons
    irminthioda "people", "folk"