Ludovicus

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Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latin. Latinzation of Old High German *Hlūtwīg or Frankish *Hlōdowig, from Proto-Germanic *Hlūdawīgą,

The first element is (h)lūt (famed; loud) (whence modern German laut), from Proto-Germanic hlūda(z), hlūþa(z) (whence also English loud), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew- (to hear).

The second element is Old High German wīg (battle, strife), from Proto-Germanic *wīgaz, *wīgą (fight; battle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lūdovīcus m (genitive Lūdovīcī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) A male given name cognate to Louis.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Lūdovīcus Lūdovīcī
genitive Lūdovīcī Lūdovīcōrum
dative Lūdovīcō Lūdovīcīs
accusative Lūdovīcum Lūdovīcōs
ablative Lūdovīcō Lūdovīcīs
vocative Lūdovīce Lūdovīcī