Χανάαν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin, cognate with Hebrew כנען

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Χανάαν (Khanáan) (Indeclinable); m/f,

  1. Canaan, a son of Ham in the Torah.
  2. Canaan, an ancient region corresponding to the Levant.

Inflection[edit]

Only the place name takes a definite article. Since the place name is feminine, it takes a feminine article.

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