Gabriel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Gabriel, from Ancient Greek Γαβριήλ (Gabriḗl), from Hebrew גבריאל (Gavrie’l, man of God), from גֶּבֶר (géver, man) and אֵל (el, God).

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. A male given name.
    • 1629, Thomas Adams, Meditations upon Creed, The Works of Thomas Adams, James Nichol (1862), volume 3, page 212:
      Yea, it seems to me not fit for Christian humility to call a man Gabriel or Michael, giving the names of angels to the sons of mortality.
    • 1986, Paul Bailey, Gabriel's Lament, Viking (1987), ISBN 0670816566, page 20:
      "I'm the only Gabriel in the whole school," I told my father. "You don't have to whisper it from the tomb, lad. You should thank your mother and me for giving you a handle that people notice. You ought to be pleased, not down in the dumps. Backstreet Gabriels aren't bumped into on every corner, remember.
  2. An archangel associated, in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, with carrying messages from God.
  3. A patronymic surname​.

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Translations[edit]

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Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Gabriel.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. A male given name.

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. A male given name.

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. A male given name

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Gabriēl

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐌰𐌱𐍂𐌹𐌴𐌻

Norman[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

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

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m (diminutive Gabryś)

  1. A male given name, cognate to Gabriel.
  2. Gabriel (archangel)

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel f pl

  1. genitive plural of Gabriela

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. Gabriel (male given name)
  2. Gabriel (archangel)

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel (m)

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

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