Juan

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Juan, from Latin Iohannes, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōannēs), from Classical Hebrew יוחנן (yókhanan).

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Juan

  1. A male given name
    • 1583, grant of a site for a house, San Miguel Tocuillan (Tetzcoco):
      onquimitalhui yn anatzin quimolhuili yn iatzin jua migeltzin [] camo miactin niquipian nopilhua ca ça yehuatl y noxihuato
      Ana spoke and said to her older brother Juan Miguel [] "I don't have many children, only my little Juan"

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References[edit]

  • James Lockhart, Nahuas and Spaniards: Postconquest Central Mexican History and Philology, Stanford University Press (1991), pages 70–71.

Manx[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Juan m

  1. A male given name, Manx equivalent to John.
    Cheayll mee voish Juan jiu.
    I heard from John today.
    Ta mee reih Juan erskyn Jamys.
    I choose John in preference to James.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iohannes, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōannēs), from Classical Hebrew יוחנן (yókhanan), literally “G-d is gracious”.

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Juan (m)

  1. John (Biblical character)
  2. A male given name.
  3. One of the Gospel books of the New Testament.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Marcos 1:9:
    Y aconteció en aquellos días, que Jesús vino de Nazaret de Galilea, y fué bautizado por Juan en el Jordán.

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Tagalog[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Juan m

  1. A male given name