Napoleon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French Napoléon, from Italian Napoleone, name of an early saint, of uncertain origin; possibly from the Germanic clan name Nibelung. By folk etymology explained as Napoli (Naples) + leone (lion).

Proper noun[edit]

Napoleon

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte.
  2. A male given name sometimes given in honor of the French emperor.
  3. A city in Ohio; the county seat of Henry County.
  4. A CDP in Michigan.
  5. A city in North Dakota; the county seat of Logan County.
  6. A town in Indiana.
  7. A city in Missouri.
  8. A village in Silesia, Poland.
  9. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
  10. An unincorporated community in Mississippi.
  11. A ghost town in Arkansas.

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Noun[edit]

Napoleon (plural Napoleons)

  1. Alternative form of napoleon
    • 1893, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Final Problem
      He [Professor Moriarty] is the Napoleon of crime, Watson.
    • 2011, Robert Morgan, Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
      Always an eloquent speaker, Polk became known as the Napoleon of the stump.
    • 1896, J.S. Ogilvie, "A Biographical Sketch of William McKinley." The Life and Speeches of William McKinley.
      He [William McKinley] has been called the Napoleon of protection, as other men have been called Napoleons of finance.

Cebuano[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Napoleon

  1. a male given name

Czech[edit]

Napoleon Bonaparte

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Napoléon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnapolɛon]
  • Rhymes: -ɛon
  • Hyphenation: Na‧po‧leon

Proper noun[edit]

Napoleon m anim

  1. Czech form of French given name "Napoléon", usually referring to Napoleon Bonaparte.
  2. A person behaving like Napoleon Bonaparte.
    • 2017, Zdeněk Svěrák, “Dubnová povídka”, in Nové povídky[1], Fragment, →ISBN, page 76:
      Podívejte se, pane Plíšek, Hitleři a Napoleoni jsou pořád v kurzu. To je v psychiatrii takovej folklor.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Napoléon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naːˈpoː.leː.ɔn/, /naːˈpoː.li.ɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Na‧po‧le‧on

Proper noun[edit]

Napoleon m

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. Louis Bonaparte (generally called "Lodewijk Napoleon")

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Napoléon, from Italian Napoleone, name of an early saint, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naˈpʰoː.lɪ.ɔn/

Proper noun[edit]

Napoleon m

  1. A male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics [2]

  • son of Sverri: Napoleonsson
  • daughter of Sverri: Napoleonsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Napoleon
Accusative Napoleon
Dative Napoleoni
Genitive Napoleons

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Na‧po‧le‧on

Proper noun[edit]

Napoleon m (genitive Napoleons)

  1. (historical) Napoleon Bonaparte

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