Ἰάκωβος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A modified form of Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb) from Hebrew יעקב. While Ἰακώβ refers to Jacob and Ἰάκωβος to James in the Greek writings, both English names derive from Ἰάκωβος, which is derived from Ἰακώβ.

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos) (genitive Ἰακώβου) m, second declension

  1. Jacob; James

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