Ancient Elements

This is a list of elements in which the usage is Ancient.
usage
type
a 1 Ancient Greek
Greek negative prefix.
a 5 Sanskrit
Sanskrit negative prefix.
á Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "river, stream, creek".
abbas ἀββᾶς Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
Means "abbot, priest" in Greek and Latin, derived from Aramaic meaning "father".
'abd عبد, Arabic, Phoenician
Arabic and Phoenician word meaning "servant, slave".
abhaya अभय Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "fearless".
abhijita अभिजित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "victorious".
abhilasha अभिलष Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "desire, wish".
abhinava अभिनव Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "young, fresh".
abhisheka अभिषेक Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "anointing".
abu Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "father".
ac Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "oak".
'ach אָח Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "brother".
ackar Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German word meaning "field".
acutus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "sharp".
adal Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "noble".
adelphos ἀδελφός Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "brother".
'adin עָדִין Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "delicate".
admiror Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "to admire".
adnos ἀδνός Ancient Greek
Cretan Greek form of hagnos.
'adon אָדוֹן, Ancient Hebrew, Phoenician
Hebrew and Phoenician word meaning "lord, master".
advocatus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "advocate, supporter".
æcer Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "field".
æcermann Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "ploughman".
áed Old Irish
Old Irish word meaning "fire".
aeido ἀείδω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to sing, to chant".
ælf Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "elf".
ængle Anglo-Saxon
Old English name of the Germanic tribe the Angles.
æppel Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "apple".
æsc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "ash tree".
æðel Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "noble".
aetos ἀετός Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "eagle".
ag Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "edge (of a sword), blade".
agape ἀγάπη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "love".
agapetos ἀγαπητός Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "beloved".
agathos ἀγαθός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "good".
agellus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "little field".
ager Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "field, terrain, country".
agi Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "awe, terror".
agil Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "edge (of a sword), blade".
agora ἀγορά Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "assembly, marketplace".
agrios ἄγριος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wild".
agrom Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "battle, carnage".
'aḥ Phoenician
Phoenician word meaning "brother".
'ahav אָהַב Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to love".
ahsa Old High German
Old High German word meaning "axle".
aḫu Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "brother".
aishwarya ऐश्वर्य Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "prosperity, wealth".
ajaya अजय Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "unconquered".
ajita अजित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "unconquered, invincible".
akasha आकाश Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "open space, sky".
akh Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian word meaning "to be effective, to be useful".
akhila अखिल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "whole, complete, without a gap".
akouo ἀκούω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to hear, to listen".
akr Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "field".
akshaya अक्षय Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "undecaying, imperishable".
akshi अक्षि Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "eye".
ala 1 Ancient Germanic, Old Norse
Germanic element meaning "all".
'alah עָלָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to ascend, to climb".
alba Ancient Roman, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of albus, later acquiring the meaning "dawn" in Vulgar Latin.
Albanoi Ἀλβανόι Ancient Greek
Greek word referring to an ancient tribe of the Illyrians.
albus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "white".
ald Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "old".
aletheia ἀλήθεια Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "truth".
alexo ἀλέξω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to defend, to help".
alf 1 Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "elf".
alfr Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "elf".
alja Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "other, foreign".
aljan Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "strength, power".
alke ἀλκή Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "strength".
alkyon ἀλκυών Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "kingfisher".
almr Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "elm".
almus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "nourishing".
alnus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "alder tree".
alt Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German and Old Dutch word meaning "old".
altus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "high".
alu Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "defense, protection, luck".
'am עַם Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "people, nation, folk".
amal Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "work, labour".
amala अमल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "clean, pure".
'amar אָמַר Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to say, to speak".
amar Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "calf".
amara अमर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "immortal, undying".
amarantus ἀμάραντος Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin word for the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek ἀμάραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading".
ambara अम्बर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "garment, sky".
amicus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "friend".
amita अमित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "immeasurable, infinite".
amor Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "love".
amrita अमृत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "immortal".
amygdala Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "almond".
an 2 Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "heaven, sky" and later "god, goddess".
an 3 Old Welsh
Old Welsh intensive prefix.
ana ἀνά Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "up".
'anah 1 עָנָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to answer".
'anah 2 עָנָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to be afflicted, to be depressed, to be humbled".
'anan עָנָן Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "cloud".
ananda आनन्द Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "happiness, bliss".
ananta अनन्त Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "infinite, endless".
anatole ἀνατολή Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "sunrise".
anax ἄναξ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "master, lord".
and Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "wrath, zeal".
andreios ἀνδρεῖος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "manly, masculine".
andros ἀνδρός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "of a man" (genitive form of aner).
aner ἀνήρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "man". The genitive form is ἀνδρός (andros).
angelma ἄγγελμα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "news, message".
angelos ἄγγελος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "messenger", later acquiring the sense "angel".
angelus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "angel".
angil Ancient Germanic
Germanic element referring to the Germanic tribe the Angles (see Angel).
anglii Ancient Roman
Latin name of the Germanic tribe the Angles.
anika अनीक Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "splendour, appearance, face, army".
aniketa अनिकेत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "homeless".
anisha 1 अनीश Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "supreme, paramount, without a ruler".
anisha 2 अनिश Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "nightless, sleepless".
anita अनीत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "not guided".
anjali अञ्जलि Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "salutation".
anker Old High German
Old High German word meaning "anchor".
ankh 2 Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian word meaning "life".
ankita अङ्कित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "marked".
ankura अङ्कुर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "sapling, sprout, shoot".
anne Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "alone, solitary".
ans Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "god".
ansetl Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "hermitage".
ant Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "giant".
anthos ἄνθος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "flower".
anti ἀντί Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "against, compared to, like".
anu 1 Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "ancestor, father".
anu 2 अनु Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "under, down, away, after".
anuja अनुज Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "born later, younger".
anupa अनूप Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "watery, near the water".
anupama अनुपम Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "incomparable, matchless".
Anuradha अनुराध Sanskrit
Sanskrit word referring to a constellation in Hindu astrology.
aoide ἀοιδή Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "song".
aparajita अपराजित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "unconquered".
aplaz Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "apple".
aplu Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "son, heir".
aprilis Ancient Roman
Latin name of the fourth month of the year (originally the second).
apurva अपूर्व Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "unpreceded, new".
aqua Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "water".
aquila Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "eagle".
ar Old Welsh
Old Welsh prefix meaning "above, beyond".
aratrika आरात्रिक Sanskrit
Sanskrit word referring to a ritual in which offerings of lamps or candles are made to various gods.
aravinda अरविन्द Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "lotus".
arbeit German, Old High German
German word meaning "work".
arbor Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "tree".
archana अर्चन Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "honouring, praising".
archos ἀρχός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "master".
ard Old Irish
Old Irish word meaning "high".
arena Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "sand".
arestos ἀρεστός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "pleasing".
arete ἀρετή Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "virtue".
argant Old Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "silver".
argentum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "silver".
argyros ἄργυρος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "silver".
'ari אֲרִי Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "lion".
ari 1 Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "eagle".
ari 2 ἀρι Ancient Greek
Greek strengthening element meaning "most".
ari 3 अरि Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "enemy".
arijit अरिजित् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "conquering enemies".
aristos ἄριστος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "best".
arn Ancient Germanic, Old Norse
Germanic and Old Norse element meaning "eagle".
arr Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "warrior", from Proto-Norse *harjaz "leader of an army".
arth Old Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "bear".
artha अर्थ Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "goal, purpose, wealth, property".
artos Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "bear".
arya Ancient Persian
Indo-Iranian root meaning "Aryan, noble".
ašarēdu Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "preeminent".
asc Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "ash tree".
ascia Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "axe".
asha आशा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "wish, desire, hope".
'ashar אָשַׁר Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to be happy, to be blessed".
ashisha आशिष Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "prayer, blessing".
ashvin अश्विन् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "possessed of horses".
'ashyah אָשְׁיָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "support, column, buttress".
asiman असीमन् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "boundless, limitless".
áss Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "god, Æsir".
aster ἀστήρ Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "star".
'atal עֲתַל Ancient Hebrew (Hypothetical)
Unattested Hebrew word possibly meaning "exalted".
atha Ancient Germanic
Germanic element perhaps meaning "father".
aðal Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "noble".
athana Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "year".
atman आत्मन् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "soul, spirit, life".
atta Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "father".
aud Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "wealth, fortune".
aura αὔρα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "breeze".
aurum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "gold".
austr Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "east".
australis Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "southern".
auðr Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "wealth, fortune".
'av אָב Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "father".
'avad עָבַד Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to serve, to work".
avani अवनी Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "earth".
ave Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "greetings, salutations, hello".
avi Ancient Germanic
Germanic element of unknown meaning, possibly "desired".
avinashya अविनाशय Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "indestructible".
ayaana अयान Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "not moving, natural disposition".
ayana अयन Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "path, precession".
'ayyal אַיָּל Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "deer, gazelle".
azaleos ἀζαλέος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "dry".
'azar עָזַר Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to help".
'azaz עָזַז Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to be strong".
'azru Phoenician
Phoenician word meaning "to help".
'b Ancient Semitic (Hypothetical)
Semitic root meaning "father".
bacher Old High German
Old High German word meaning "baker".
badu Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "fight, struggle".
bæcere Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "baker".
bærnan Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to burn".
bærnet Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "a burning".
bagga Anglo-Saxon (Hypothetical)
Unattested Old English word meaning "bag, badger".
baggi Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "bundle, pack, bag".
bah Old High German
Old High German word meaning "stream".
baiulus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "porter, carrier", later acquiring the meaning "manager, steward".
bakari Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "baker".
bakki Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "bank, ridge".
bala बल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "strength, might".
bald Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bold".
ban Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bone".
banah בָּנָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to build".
banda Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "young, wild, fierce".
bann Old Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "peak".
bānû Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "creator, builder".
barba Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "beard".
baro Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Frankish word meaning "man, freeman".
barr Old Irish, Old Welsh
Old Irish and Old Welsh word meaning "top, head".
barros Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "point, top".
bart Old High German
Old High German word meaning "beard".
baso Old Dutch, Old Saxon
Old Dutch and Old Saxon word perhaps meaning "uncle".
bassus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "thick, low, stumpy".
bat 1 Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "boat".
bat 2 בַּת Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "daughter".
batah בָּתָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "destruction, end".
baðu Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "battle".
bauga Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning either "bend, flex" or "ring".
bayit בַּיִת Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "house, home".
'bd Ancient Semitic (Hypothetical)
Semitic root meaning "servant, slave".
Old Irish
Old Irish word meaning "woman".
beadu Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "battle".
beald Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "bold".
bean Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bean".
bearn Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "child, son".
beki Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "stream".
bekkr Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "stream".
beliya'al בְּלִיַעַל Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew term meaning "worthless". This term is used in later Christian tradition as a name for an evil angel associated with lawlessness and lust.
bella Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Latin, Italian and Spanish word meaning "beautiful" (feminine).
bellus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "beautiful" (masculine).
ben 1 בֵּן Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "son".
ben 2 Old Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "woman".
beo Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "bee".
beofor Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "beaver".
beonet Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bent grass" (genus Agrostis).
beorc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "birch tree".
beorht Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "bright".
beorn Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "warrior, man", possibly originally meaning "bear".
beos Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bent grass" (genus Agrostis).
bera Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bear".
beraht Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bright".
bere Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "barley".
berg 1 Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "protection, help".
berg 2 Old High German, Old Norse, Old Dutch
Germanic word meaning "mountain".
bern Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bear".
bero Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "bear".
beryllos βήρυλλος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "beryl", of Sanskrit origin.
bethu Old Irish
Old Irish word meaning "life".
bhasa भास Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "light".
bhasha भाषा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "speech, language".
bhavana भावन Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "producing, manifesting".
bia βία Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "force, power".
bibar Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "beaver".
bilga Sumerian
Sumerian word meaning "male ancestor".
bios βίος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "life".
bird Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bird".
birka Old High German
Old High German word meaning "birch tree".
bjǫrg Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "help, save, rescue".
bjǫrk Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "birch tree".
bjǫrn Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "bear".
b'l Ancient Semitic (Hypothetical)
Semitic word meaning "lord, master, possessor".
blac Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "pale, shining, white".
blæc Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "black".
blanc Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "white".
blao Old High German
Old High German word meaning "blue".
bláth Old Irish
Old Irish word meaning "flower".
blātus Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Celtic word meaning "flower".
blaw Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "blue".
blawt Old Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "flowers, blossoms".
bleidd Old Welsh
Old Welsh word meaning "wolf".
bliþe Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "happy, blithe".
blóm Old Norse
Old Norse word meaning "bloom, flower".
blund Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "blond".
bluomo Old High German
Old High German word meaning "bloom, flower".
2 Old Irish
Old Irish word meaning "cow".
bod Phoenician
Phoenician prefix meaning "on behalf of".
bodo Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "command, order".
boii Ancient Roman
Latin word referring to a Gaulish tribe, possibly from a Celtic word meaning "cow".
bold 1 Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "house".
bona Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German word meaning "bean".
bona ventura Ancient Roman
Latin phrase meaning "good luck".
bonus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "good".
bord Ancient Germanic (Frankish)
Frankish word meaning "board, plank".
borg Old Norse
Old Norse element meaning "fortification, castle".
bos Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "cow, bull, ox".