Edward

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English[edit]

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 People surnamed Edward on Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old English Ēadweard, from Proto-Germanic *Audawarduz, corresponding to ed (wealth, riches) + ward (ward, guard).

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Edward

  1. A male given name from Old English.
    • 1605, William Camden, Remains Concerning Britain, John Russell Smith, published 1870, page 77:
      The Christian humility of King Edward the Confessour brought such credit to this name, that since that time it hath been most usual in all estates.
    • 1765, Laurence Sterne, chapter 8, in Tristram Shandy, Book IV:
      Heaven is my witness! that in the warmest transport of my wishes for the prosperity of my child, I never once wished to crown his head with more glory and honour than what George or Edward would have spread around it.
    • 1994, Caroline Knapp, The Merry Recluse: A Life in Essays, Counterpoint Press, published 2004, →ISBN, page 169:
      There's a world of difference between the name Edward, which sounds rather regal and stuffy (Edwardian) and the name Eddie, which sounds like a guy on the bus.
  2. (less common) A surname​. See also Edwards.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Edward, from Old English Ēadweard, from eād (rich) + weard (guard).

Proper noun[edit]

Edward

  1. a male given name from Old English

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɛdvaːrd]
  • Hyphenation: Ed‧ward
  • Rhymes: -aːrd

Proper noun[edit]

Edward

  1. Edward

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Edward Edwardok
accusative Edwardot Edwardokat
dative Edwardnak Edwardoknak
instrumental Edwarddal Edwardokkal
causal-final Edwardért Edwardokért
translative Edwarddá Edwardokká
terminative Edwardig Edwardokig
essive-formal Edwardként Edwardokként
essive-modal
inessive Edwardban Edwardokban
superessive Edwardon Edwardokon
adessive Edwardnál Edwardoknál
illative Edwardba Edwardokba
sublative Edwardra Edwardokra
allative Edwardhoz Edwardokhoz
elative Edwardból Edwardokból
delative Edwardról Edwardokról
ablative Edwardtól Edwardoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Edwardé Edwardoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Edwardéi Edwardokéi
Possessive forms of Edward
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Edwardom Edwardjaim
2nd person sing. Edwardod Edwardjaid
3rd person sing. Edwardja Edwardjai
1st person plural Edwardunk Edwardjaink
2nd person plural Edwardotok Edwardjaitok
3rd person plural Edwardjuk Edwardjaik

Old French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Edward m (nominative singular Edwards)

  1. A male given name, Edward.

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Edward m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Edward.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Edward in Polish dictionaries at PWN