Μωϋσῆς

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מֹשֶׁה (mōše).

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Proper noun[edit]

Μωϋσῆς (Mōüsês) (genitive Μωυσέως) m, third declension

  1. Moses.

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Descendants[edit]

Μωυσής is the ancestor of most forms of the name Moses used in Christendom. Most Islamic world forms derive from Arabic موسى. Most Jewish community forms derive directly from the Hebrew or other Jewish languages.

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