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.

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