Jeremias

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias

  1. (biblical) New Testament name for the prophet Jeremiah.
    • 1611 King James Version of the Bible: Matthew 16:14:
      Some say that thou art John the Baptist; some, Elias; and others, Jeremias or one of the prophets.
  2. A male given name, more common in the forms Jeremy and Jeremiah.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias

  1. (biblical) Jeremiah; Jeremias.
  2. A male given name.

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjereˌmiɑs/
  • Hyphenation: Je‧re‧mi‧as

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias

  1. A male given name of biblical origin.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias

  1. A male given name, variant of Jeremia.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ἰερεμίας (Ieremías), from the Hebrew יִרְמְיָה.

Proper noun[edit]

Jērē̆mī̆ās m (genitive Jērē̆mī̆ae); first declension

  1. A male given namefamously held by:
    1. (biblical) Jeremiah (major prophet of the Hebrew Bible)
  2. (biblical, more fully “Liber Jeremiae”) (Book of) Jeremiah (book of the Old Testament)

Declension[edit]

First declension, Greek type masculine in -ās.

Number Singular
nominative Jērē̆mī̆ās
genitive Jērē̆mī̆ae
dative Jērē̆mī̆ae
accusative Jērē̆mī̆ān
ablative Jērē̆mī̆ā
vocative Jērē̆mī̆a

References[edit]

  • Jērĕmīas” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Jērēmīās” on page 868/1 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias

  1. A male given name , variant of Jeremia.

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias m

  1. (Abrahamic religions) Jeremiah (a prophet)
  2. (biblical) Jeremiah (book of the Bible)
  3. A male given name, equivalent to English Jeremiah

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jeremias

  1. A male given name, variant of Jeremia.