Esther

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Old Persian [script?] (star-, star), or from Hebrew עשתר (Ishtar, a Persian goddess). Compare Middle Persian stl (star), stʾlk' (stārag), New Persian ستاره (setâre).

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Esther

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  1. A female given name.
  2. A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  3. The heroine of the Book of Esther.

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Danish[edit]

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Esther

  1. A female given name, a popular spelling variant of Ester.

French[edit]

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Esther

  1. Esther
  2. the book of Esther
  3. A female given name.

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German[edit]

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Esther

  1. A female given name, a popular spelling variant of Ester.

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Proper noun[edit]

Esther f (indeclinable)

  1. Esther

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Norwegian[edit]

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Esther

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Ester.

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Esther (m)

  1. Esther
  2. the book of Esther
  3. A female given name.

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