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GenderFeminine
UsageFrench
PronouncedPron.AW-DET
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Meaning & History

French diminutive of ODA or ODILIA. This is the name of a princess who has been transformed into a swan in the ballet 'Swan Lake' (1877) by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Other Languages & CulturesAuda, Oda, Odilia, Odila Ancient Germanic Odelia, Odetta, Ottoline English Oda, Odilie, Ottilie, Ute German Odeta Lithuanian Oda Norwegian Otylia Polish Otília Portuguese Otilia Romanian Odalis, Odalys Spanish Ottilia Swedish
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birds, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, ends in -ette, Marcel Proust characters, princesses
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute