A male given name, a variant of Adolph, very rarely given to children after World War II, because of its association with Adolf Hitler.
Origin of adolf
From Old High German adal (“noble”) and wolf, wulf (“wolf”). Cognate with EnglishEthelwolf.
Adolf Sentence Examples
After the death of his more moderateminded friend Adolf Sander (March 9th, 1845), Hecker's tone towards the government became more and more bitter.
Mention may be made of the phenomenon of halochromism, the name given to the power of colourless or faintly-coloured substances of combining with acids to form highly-coloured substances without the necessary production of a chromophoric group. The researches of Adolf von Baeyer and Villiger, Kehrmann, Kauffmann and others, show that this property is possessed by very many and varied substances.
Among the more recent are: Sdmtliche Werke (Stuttgart, 1890), edited by Adolf Stern; by H.
To this list we must add the short but incomparable feuilletons (tdrezalevelek) of Dr Adolf Agai (writing under the nom de plume of Porz6), whose influence on the formation of modern Hungarian literary prose is hardly less important than the unique esprit and charm of his writings.