@syscrash Dutch (Vader), Low German (Vader, Vadder), Standard German (Vater)… but given the English pronunciation I always just took it to be a mangled “Invader” (and thus “Walker” — an invader is one who “walks into (intrudes)”)
@anjune google thinks it means father or dad. Not saying we should blindly trust anything google says, but... 🤷♂️
@anjune Darth Sidious and insidious. It is almost like he just dropped the "in" from them ro get cool sounding names.🤔
@syscrash My mind never went to Dutch or Low German, though, as it’s clearly English, like a prefix-less “invader” (much like “Sidious” and “insidious”, for that matter)
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