masc. proper name, Germanic, perhaps from Proto-Germanic *fardi-nanth- and meaning literally "adventurer," with first element perhaps Proto-Germanic *fardiz "journey," abstract noun related to or from *far- "to fare, travel" (see fare (v.)); second element is Proto-Germanic *nanthiz "risk," related to Old English neðan, Old High German nendan "to risk, venture."
1. Not many expected Ferdinand to be such a success this season.
2. Einstein later moved to Prague in 1911 where he was a professor at the Karl - Ferdinand University.
爱因斯坦于1911年移居布拉格,在Karl -Ferdinand 大学任教授.
3. Ferdinand Marcos fled to Hawaii in 1986 after being deposed as president of the Philippines.
4. The late President Ferdinand Marcos was overthrown by a popular uprising in 1986.
5. Ferdinand was jubilant after making an impressive comeback from a month on the injured list.