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Ludwig

[luhd-wig, loo d-vig, -wig; German loot-vikh, lood-] /ˈlʌd wɪg, ˈlʊd vɪg, -wɪg; German ˈlut vɪx, ˈlud-/
noun
1.
Emil
[ey-meel] /ˈeɪ mil/ (Show IPA),
(Emil Cohn) 1881–1948, German biographer.
2.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “famous warrior.”.

Ludwig II

noun
1.
German name of Louis II.
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masc. proper name, from Old High German hlud(o)wig, literally "famous in war," from Proto-Germanic *hluda- "heard of, famous" (see loud) + *wiga "war." Cf. Louis.

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