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, from German​.
  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.
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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaːdl̩]
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  • Hyphenation: Adel
  • Hyphenation: A‧del (1996–2006)

Noun[edit]

Adel m (strong, genitive Adels, no plural)

  1. nobility

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: aadel

Proper noun[edit]

Adel m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Adels or (with an article) Adel, feminine genitive Adel, plural Adels or Adel)

  1. A surname, from given names​.

Further reading[edit]

  • Adel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Adel” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Adel” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Adel on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Adel m

  1. A male given name

Declension[edit]