Adel

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See also: adel, ädel, and a del

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *aþalaz. The female name is a rare variant of Adele. The surname is borrowed from German Adel.

Proper noun[edit]

Adel

  1. (rare) A female given name from the Germanic languages, variant of Adele.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
  4. A city, the county seat of Cook County, Georgia, United States.
  5. An unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States.
  6. A city, the county seat of Dallas County, Iowa, United States.
  7. An unincorporated community in Mercer County, Missouri, United States.
  8. An unincorporated community in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma, United States.
  9. An unincorporated community in Lake County, Oregon, United States.

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of Adil, from Arabic عَادِل(ʿādil).

Proper noun[edit]

Adel

  1. A male given name from Arabic.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German adal, from Proto-Germanic *aþalą. More at athel. The surname is shortened from male given names beginning with Adel-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaːdl̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Adel

Noun[edit]

Adel m (genitive Adels, no plural)

  1. nobility

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Adel m or f (genitive Adels)

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • Adel in Duden online