Hannibal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, from Punic 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋 (ḥnbʿl), a compound of 𐤇𐤍 (ḥn, grace) and 𐤁𐤏𐤋 (bʿl, master), originally meaning “grace of (the god) Baal”, “(the god) Baal has been gracious”.

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Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal (plural Hannibals)

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use. Most notably borne by the the Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca.
  2. A city in Missouri: Hannibal.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, from Punic 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋 (ḥnbʿl), a compound of 𐤇𐤍 (ḥn, grace) and 𐤁𐤏𐤋 (bʿl, master), originally meaning “grace of (the god) Baal”, “(the god) Baal has been gracious”.

Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal m

  1. Hannibal

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Hannibal
Accusative Hannibal
Dative Hannibali
Genitive Hannibals

Latin[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal m (genitive Hannibalis); third declension

  1. A Carthaginian given name.
  2. The Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Hannibal Hannibalēs
genitive Hannibalis Hannibalum
dative Hannibalī Hannibalibus
accusative Hannibalem Hannibalēs
ablative Hannibale Hannibalibus
vocative Hannibal Hannibalēs

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