Ephraim

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See also: Ephrâim and Éphraïm

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Etymology[edit]

Hebrew אֶפְרַיִם (Efráyim, Ephraim, literally fruitful).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈifriəm/, /ˈifrəm/

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Ephraim

  1. The younger son of Joseph in the Bible, eponymous ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
  2. A male given name
  3. A hunter's name for the grizzly bear.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ἐφραΐμ (Ephraḯm), from the Hebrew אֶפְרַיִם (Efráyim).

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Ephrāim m (indeclinable)

  1. Ephraim (son of Joseph, progenitor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel)

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References[edit]

  • Ephraim” on page 593/2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

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