Napoleon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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 small town in Ripley County, Indiana, USA.
  4. an unincorporated community in Gallatin County, Kentucky, USA.
  5. an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Michigan, USA.
  6. an unincorporated community in Hancock County, Mississippi, USA.
  7. a small city in Lafayette County, Missouri, USA.
  8. a small city in North Dakota, USA, and the county seat of Logan County.
  9. a city in Ohio, USA, and county seat of Henry County.

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Noun[edit]

Napoleon (plural Napoleons)

  1. Alternative form of napoleon in its various senses
    • 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.

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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 978-80-253-1233-9, page 76:
      Podívejte se, pane Plíšek, Hitleři a Napoleoni jsou pořád v kurzu. To je v psychiatrii takovej folklor.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Napoleon in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Napoleon in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naˈpʰoː.lɪ.ɔn/

Etymology[edit]

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

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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