Berthe

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berthe

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Bertha.
    • 1857 Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary: Part II, Chapter III: (translation by Eleanor Marx-Aveling)
      Enfin, Emma se souvint qu’au château de la Vaubyessard elle avait entendu la marquise appeler Berthe une jeune femme ; dès lors ce nom-là fut choisi, et, comme le père Rouault ne pouvait venir, on pria M. Homais d’être parrain.
      At last Emma remembered that at the chateau of Vaubyessard she had heard the Marchioness call a young lady Berthe; from that moment this name was chosen; and as old Rouault could not come, Monsieur Homais was requested to stand godfather.

Norman[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berthe f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Bertha.