Central Franconian

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Alternative forms

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  • Aat (most of Ripuarian)

Etymology

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From Middle High German art, from Old High German *art, from Proto-West Germanic *ard, from Proto-Germanic *ardiz. Compare German Art, Luxembourgish Aart, Limburgish aard and Dutch aard.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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Aad f (plural Ate, diminutive Aatsje)

  1. (Kirchröadsj) nature, character, disposition
  2. (Kirchröadsj) behavior
  3. (Kirchröadsj) way, method
  4. (Kirchröadsj, biology, taxonomy) species

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /aːt/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: Aad
  • Rhymes: -aːt
  • Homophone: aad

Proper noun

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Aad m

  1. a male given name. Short form of Adriaan, the Dutch equivalent of Adrian.

Proper noun

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Aad f

  1. (now less common) a female given name. Short form of Adriana, the Dutch equivalent of Adrienne.

West Frisian

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Proper noun

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Aad

  1. a male given name. Short form of Adriaan, the Dutch equivalent of Adrian
  2. a male given name. Variant of Frisian Ade, short form for names beginning with Adal- or Adal- (= noble)
  3. a female given name. Short form of Adriana, the Dutch equivalent of Adrienne
  4. a female given name. short form for names beginning with Adal- or Adal- (= noble)