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Theodoric

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THEODORIC

Gender: Masculine

Usage: Ancient Germanic

Pronounced: the-AHD-o-rik

Means “ruler of the people” from the Germanic elements þeud “people” and ric “power”. Theodoric the Great was a 6th-century king of the Ostrogoths who eventually became the ruler of Italy.

Dutch: Diederik, short form: Dirk (also said to be scottish for a curved dagger)

Written by huehueteotl

January 9, 2006 at 2:53 am

Posted in World History

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