Name Element GELDĄ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "payment, tribute, compensation" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesgeld(Frankish) gild(Gothic) gelt(Old High German)
Given Name DescendantsJelle, Jeltje(Dutch) Jelle, Jeltje, Jeltsje(Frisian)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 174.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 130.
Entry added December 7, 2022