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Wolf

See also: wolf

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From wolf.

Proper nounEdit

Wolf

  1. The constellation Lupus.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English and German short forms of given names containing the Germanic element "wolf".

Proper nounEdit

Wolf

  1. A surname​.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From wolf.

Proper nounEdit

Wolf m

  1. (astronomy) Lupus

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wolf, from Old High German wolf, from Proto-Germanic *wulfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos. Compare Dutch and English wolf, Danish ulv, Gothic 𐍅𐌿𐌻𐍆𐍃 (wulfs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Wolf m (genitive Wolfs or Wolfes, plural Wölfe, feminine Wölfin)

  1. wolf
  2. the constellation Lupus
  3. shredder, mincer
  4. skin abrasion (acquired on long hikes or marches, through the friction of one's clothes)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Wolf

  1. A male given name, short form of Germanic compound names beginning with the element Wolf- , particularly Wolfgang.
  2. A surname derived from the given name, or as a nickname from the animal. Variant: Wolff.