Usage Ancient Germanic
Other Forms FormsAlrun (younger form), Elfrun
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Contributor Contrib.ms. c on 11/3/2014
Combination of Old High German alb "elf; supernatural being" (ultimately from Proto-Germanic *albh- "to shine; gleam") and run "secret lore" (ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rûno- "secret; magic; murmur; session").