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

Ludwig II

German name of Louis II. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In the second she is married, and her husband, Ludwig, has succeeded to the throne.

    The Standard Oratorios George P. Upton
  • After a sad farewell Ludwig rides away at the head of his Crusaders.

    The Standard Oratorios George P. Upton
  • "The trees were club-mosses enlarged by a lens," said Ludwig.

    Pygmalion's Spectacles Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
  • Ludwig Spohr was another composer who possessed a musical wife.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
  • Ludwig von Beethoven,Whom if you ever would,Forget you never should.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
Word Origin and History for Ludwig

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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