Widder

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Widder.

Proper noun[edit]

Widder (plural Widders)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Widder is the 36585th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 611 individuals. Widder is most common among White (93.29%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wider, from Old High German widar, from Proto-West Germanic *weþru, from Proto-Germanic *weþruz, akin to Old Saxon wethar, English wether. The form with a short vowel is Central German, perhaps standardised in part to avoid the homophony with wider (against) and wieder (again).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪdər/, [ˈvɪ.dɐ], [ˈʋɪ-]
  • Hyphenation: Wid‧der
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Noun[edit]

Widder m (genitive Widders, plural Widder)

  1. ram (male sheep)
    Synonym: Schafbock
  2. (astronomy, astrology) Aries (constellation and astrological sign)

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wider, from Old High German widar, from Proto-West Germanic *weþru, from Proto-Germanic *weþruz. Cognate with German Widder, Dutch weder, English wether, Danish væder, Icelandic veður, Swedish vädur.

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Noun[edit]

Widder m (plural Widder)

  1. ram (male sheep)
  2. Aries (constellation and astrological sign)

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