Albert

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *Aþalaberhtaz, a compound of *aþalaz(noble) + *berhtaz(bright, famous), through Old English Æþelbeorht. It became popular in 19th century England due to Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

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Albert

  1. A male given name.
    • 1862 Alfred Tennyson, The Idylls of the King: Dedication:
      Thou noble Father of her Kings to be - - - / Dear to thy land and ours, a Prince indeed, / Beyond all titles, and a household name, / Hereafter, thro' all times, Albert the Good.
    • 1956 Eddie Condon, Thomas Sugrue: We Called it Music: A Generation of Jazz. Peter Davies 1956. page 40:
      Helena was not flattered. "Albert just doesn't appreciate music," she said. They all called me Albert then. I thought it was a fine name; I like elegance.
    • 2000 Anne Enright, What Are You Like?, Random House (2001), ISBN 9780099284345, page 85:
      Hogan, Byrne, O'Brien. She stopped at one name. Albert Delahunty — what Catholic in their right mind would call a child Albert?
  2. A constituency in Belize
  3. A city in Kansas
  4. A rural municipality in Manitoba
  5. A town in New South Wales
  6. A ghost town in Texas

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Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert m

  1. Albert

Czech[edit]

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

Albert m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Albert m

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Albert.

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to the English Albert.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert m

  1. A male given name

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Patronymics

  • son of Albert: Albertsson
  • daughter of Albert: Albertsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Albert
Accusative Albert
Dative Alberti
Genitive Alberts

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Albert (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Albert Albertit
genitive Albertin Albertien
partitive Albertia Alberteja
illative Albertiin Alberteihin
singular plural
nominative Albert Albertit
accusative nom. Albert Albertit
gen. Albertin
genitive Albertin Albertien
partitive Albertia Alberteja
inessive Albertissa Alberteissa
elative Albertista Alberteista
illative Albertiin Alberteihin
adessive Albertilla Alberteilla
ablative Albertilta Alberteilta
allative Albertille Alberteille
essive Albertina Alberteina
translative Albertiksi Alberteiksi
instructive Albertein
abessive Albertitta Alberteitta
comitative Alberteineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mainly used of foreigners, or as a middle name.

French[edit]

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Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Adalbert, from Old High German adal(noble) + beraht(bright).

Proper noun[edit]

Albert m ‎(genitive Alberts)

  1. A male given name.

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Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlbɛrt]
  • Hyphenation: Al‧bert

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Albert Albertek
accusative Albertet Alberteket
dative Albertnek Alberteknek
instrumental Alberttel Albertekkel
causal-final Albertért Albertekért
translative Albertté Albertekké
terminative Albertig Albertekig
essive-formal Albertként Albertekként
essive-modal
inessive Albertben Albertekben
superessive Alberten Alberteken
adessive Albertnél Alberteknél
illative Albertbe Albertekbe
sublative Albertre Albertekre
allative Alberthez Albertekhez
elative Albertből Albertekből
delative Albertről Albertekről
ablative Alberttől Albertektől
Possessive forms of Albert
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Albertem Albertjeim
2nd person sing. Alberted Albertjeid
3rd person sing. Albertje Albertjei
1st person plural Albertünk Albertjeink
2nd person plural Albertetek Albertjeitek
3rd person plural Albertjük Albertjeik

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert

  1. A male given name, cognate to Albert.

Slovak[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Albert m

  1. A male given name.

External links[edit]

  • Albert in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in Sweden in 1283. Cognate with German and English Albert.

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Albert

  1. A male given name.

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