Elisabet

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Proper noun[edit]

Elisabet f

  1. Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist.

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈelisɑbet]
  • Hyphenation: E‧li‧sa‧bet

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabet

  1. Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist.
    • 1776 Biblia, Luuk.1:5:
      Herodeksen, Juudean kuninkaan, aikana oli pappi, Sakarias nimeltä, Abian vuorosta; ja hänen emäntänsä Aaronin tyttäristä, ja hänen nimensä Elisabet.
      There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. (KJV Luke 1:5)
  2. A female given name.
    • 1941 Helvi Hämäläinen, Säädyllinen murhenäytelmä, WSOY (2007), ISBN 978-951-0-32851-4, page 182:
      —Sinun ei pidä ajatella sitä, Elisabet, sanoi hän,—Elisabet sanassa oli vadelmatäytteisen karamellin maku—

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form does not fit Finnish phonology well, and so it is rarely given it as a first name, though it is common enough as a middle name. The most common vernacular form is Liisa.

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabet

  1. Elizabeth (biblical character)
  2. A female given name, usually spelled Elisabeth.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabet

  1. Elizabeth (biblical character)
  2. A female given name, also spelled Elisabeth.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular as a middle name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 151 080 females with the given name Elisabet (compared to 201 328 named Elisabeth) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 19th century. Accessed on 19 June 2011.