Михайло

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic, borrowed through Old Church Slavonic, from Ancient Greek Μιχαήλ (Mikhaḗl). From Hebrew מיכאל (Mīkhāḗl, who is like God), a compound of מִי (mi, who) + כְּ- (k'-, like, as) + אֵל (el, God).

Attested as Михайло (Myxajlo) in 1368, Михаилъ (Myxaylъ), 1407, Михалъ (Myxalъ), 1391, Міхаилъ (Mixaylъ), 1627.

Compare Russian Михаил (Mixaíl), Bulgarian Михаил (Mixaíl), Belarusian Міхаіл (Mixaíl), Old East Slavic Михаилъ (Mixailъ), Polish Michał, Upper Sorbian Michał, Michałk, Czech Michael, Michal, Slovak Michal, Lower Sorbian Michal, Old Croatian Михаило (Mixailo), Slovene Mihael, Old Church Slavonic Михаилъ (Mixailŭ).

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Миха́йло (Myxájlom anim (genitive Миха́йла, feminine Михайлина)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Michael.

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A hard-type masculine noun of the second declension.

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