Wolfgang

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English

Etymology

Borrowing from German Wolfgang, from Middle High German Wolfgang, from Old High German Wolfgang, from wolf (wolf) + gang (path, course).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwʊlf.ɡæŋ/
  • (German, hypercorrect) IPA(key): /ˈvɔlf.ɡɑŋ/
  • Hyphenation: Wolf‧gang

Proper noun

Wolfgang

  1. A German male given name (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)

Translations


Danish

Etymology

Borrowing from German Wolfgang, from Middle High German Wolfgang, from Old High German Wolfgang, from wolf (wolf) + gang (path, course).

Proper noun

Wolfgang

  1. (rare) A male given name.

German

Etymology

From Middle High German Wolfgang, from Old High German Wolfgang, from wolf (wolf) + gang (path, course).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɔlfɡaŋ(k)/
  • Hyphenation: Wolf‧gang

Proper noun

Wolfgang m (genitive Wolfgangs or Wolfgang)

  1. A male given name.

Declension

Usage notes

  • Traditionally popular in Germany and Austria, famously held by a tenth century saint.

Derived terms

References


Middle High German

Etymology

From Old High German Wolfgang, from wolf (wolf) + gang (path, course).

Proper noun

Wolfgang f

  1. A male given name.

Declension

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Descendants


Old High German

Etymology

From wolf (wolf) +‎ gang (path, course, journey).

Proper noun

Wolfgang

  1. A male given name.

Declension

Descendants


Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowing from German Wolfgang, from Middle High German Wolfgang, from Old High German Wolfgang, from wolf (wolf) + gang (path, course).

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Wolfgang m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Wolfgang