Adelheid

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From adel +‎ -heid, literally "nobleness".

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Adelheid (m)

  1. A female given name.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German Adalheidis (from adal (noble) + -heit (nature, character)), popularized by Adelaide of Italy, a 10th-century Frankish saint and wife of Otto the Great. Cognate to English Adelaide and Alice.

Proper noun[edit]

Adelheid

  1. A female given name.

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