From Middle English goddoghter, goddoȝter, from Old English goddohtor (“goddaughter”), equivalent to god + daughter. Cognate with Danish guddatter (“goddaughter”), Swedish guddotter (“goddaughter”), Icelandic guðdóttir (“goddaughter”).
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡɑdˌdɔ.tɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡɒdˌdɔːtə(ɹ)/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
goddaughter (plural goddaughters)