Edmund

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English Ēadmund, from ēad (prosperity) + mund (protection).

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Edmund

  1. A male given name, borne by early English kings and saints.
    • 1593, William Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Part 2: Act II, Scene II:
      This Edmund, in the reign of Bolingbroke, / As I have read, laid claim unto the crown; / And but for Owen Glendower, had been king, / Who kept him in captivity till he died.
    • 1814 July, [Jane Austen], chapter IV, in Mansfield Park, volume II, London: T[homas] Egerton, OCLC 39810224, pages 79–80:
      To me, the sound of Mr. Bertram is so cold and nothing-meaning—so entirely without warmth or character!—It just stands for a gentleman, and that's all. But there is nobleness in the name of Edmund. It is a name of heroism and renown—of kings, princes, and knights; and seems to breathe the spirit of chivalry and warm affections.

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Danish[edit]

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Edmund

  1. A male given name of English origin.

German[edit]

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Edmund

  1. A male given name of English origin.

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Edmund.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Edmund m (genitive Edmunda, nominative plural Edmundovia) declension pattern chlap

  1. A male given name.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Edmund in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

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Edmund c (genitive Edmunds)

  1. A male given name of English origin.