Cordelia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shakespeare's spelling of a historical British name appearing as Cordeilla, etc., possibly derived from the Latin saint's name Cordula.

Proper noun[edit]

Cordelia

  1. A female given name.
    • c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals)]:
      :Scene 1:
      What shall Cordelia do? Love, and be silent.
    • 1995 Anne Tyler, Ladder of Years, Knopf, →ISBN, page 8:
      "I don't believe I've ever run into a Delia before." "Well, it's Cordelia, really. My father named me that." "And are you one?" "Am I one what?" "Are you your father's Cordelia?"
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Uranus

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Cordelia.

Noun[edit]

Cordelia

  1. a female given name
  2. Cordelia; a moon of Uranus

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English Cordelia.

Proper noun[edit]

Cordelia f

  1. A female given name