[luhd-wig, loo d-vig, -wig; German loot-vikh, lood-]


E·mil [ey-meel] /ˈeɪ mil/, 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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper