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Adolf

[ad-olf, ey-dolf; German ah-dawlf] /ˈæd ɒlf, ˈeɪ dɒlf; German ˈɑ dɔlf/
noun
1.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “noble” and “wolf.”.
Also, Adolph, Adolphe, Adolphus
[uh-dol-fuh s] /əˈdɒl fəs/ (Show IPA)
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Examples for adolph
  • The times was once owned by adolph ochs, who then also bought the new york times.
Word Origin and History for adolph
Adolph
masc. proper name, from O.H.G. Athalwolf "noble wolf," from athal "noble" + wolf "wolf." The -ph is from the Latinized form of the name.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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