Open main menu

Contents

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From adel +‎ -heid, literally “nobleness”.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.dəlˌɦɛi̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Adel‧heid

Proper nounEdit

Adelheid (m)

  1. A female given name.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German Adalheidis (from adal (noble) + -heit (nature, character)), popularized by Adelaide of Italy, a 10th-century Frankish saint and wife of Otto the Great. Cognate to English Adelaide and Alice.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Adelheid

  1. A female given name.

Related termsEdit