||Re: The meaning of my name
||Daividh (guest, 126.96.36.199)
||October 4, 2001 at 10:24:46 PM
||The meaning of my name by Christanne
"Knorrig" in German is an adjective meaning "gnarled, knobby, knotty, twisted" and such. Since German -ig corresponds to English -ish, the word might literally mean "gnarl-ish" or "knob-ish". Since "knorr" itself doesn't seem to occur in German except as a surname, we might surmise it to mean something like "charleyhorse". Or not.
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