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Robert

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English

Etymology

Germanic hrod "fame" + berht "bright, famous".

Hyphenation

rob·ert

Proper noun

Singular
Robert

Plural
-

Robert

  1. A male given name, one of the most common English names since the Norman Conquest.

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Quotations

  • 1596, William Shakespeare, The Life and Death of King John: Act I, Scene I:
    My brother Robert? Old Sir Robert's son?
    Colbrand the giant, that same mighty man?
  • 1984 John Edgar Wideman, Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir, Mariner Books, 2005, ISBN 0618509631, page 93
    I hadn't even considered names for a girl. Robby it would be. Robert Douglas. Where the Douglas came from is another story, but the Robert came from me because I liked the sound. Robert was formal, dignified, important. Robert. And that was nearly as nice as as the chance I'd have to call my little brother Rob and Robby.

Translations


Czech

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Proper noun

Robert m.

  1. A male given name, cognate to Robert.

Danish

Proper noun

Robert

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Robert.

French

Proper noun

Robert

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Robert.
  2. A surname derived from the given name.

German

Proper noun

Robert [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Robert]]

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Robert.

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Norwegian

Proper noun

Robert

  1. A male given name.

Polish

Proper noun

Robert m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl proper nouns|Robert]]

  1. A male given name.

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative Robert Robertowie
Genitive Roberta Robertów
Dative Robertowi Robertom
Accusative Roberta Robertów
Instrumental Robertem Robertami
Locative Robercie Robertach
Vocative Robercie Robertowie

Swedish

Proper noun

Robert

  1. A male given name.

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