Adelaide

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See also: Ādéláidé and Adélaïde

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Adélaïde, from Old High German Adalheidis (from adal (noble) + -heit (nature, character)); doublet of Alice.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.də.leɪd/, (local) IPA(key): [ˈæ.dɜ.læɪ̯d]
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Adelaide

  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages
  2. Places named for Queen Adelaide, consort of William IV.
    1. The state capital of South Australia.
    2. A river in the Northern Territory, Australia, known for its large population of saltwater crocodiles.
    3. A town in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Proper noun[edit]

Adelaide f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Adelaide.
  2. Adelaide (the state capital of South Australia, Australia)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Adelaide m (no known Cyrillic variant), f

  1. Adelaide (the state capital of South Australia)