Luigi

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See also: luigi and luígí

Italian[edit]

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Luigi XV di Francia
Louis XV of France

Etymology[edit]

Adaptation of Old French Louis, Looïs, Luis, from Latin Ludovīcus, from Old High German *Hlūtwīg or Frankish *Hlōdowig, from Proto-Germanic *hlūdaz (loud, famous) + *wīgą (battle). Compare English Louis, Spanish Luis, German Ludwig. Compare the same adaptation also for the Italian Parigi (Paris) and Tamigi (Thames).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlwi.d͡ʒi/
  • Hyphenation: Luì‧gi

Proper noun[edit]

Luigi m

  1. A male given name from Latin, equivalent to English Louis, Lewis.
  2. A male given name of historical usage, equivalent to English Louis, notably borne by several French monarchs.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: Luigj
  • Sicilian: Luiggi