Moses

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Μωϋσῆς (Mōüsês) from the Classical Hebrew משה

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Moses

  1. The pharaonic patriarch who led the slaved Jews out of Egypt, the brother of Aaron and Miriam described in the Book of Exodus and the Quran.
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), Exodus 19:20:
      And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, on the top of the mount: and the LORD called Moses up to the top of the mount; and Moses went up.
    • 1952 Singin' in the Rain: Moses supposes (a song):
      Moses supposes his toeses are roses, / But Moses supposes erroneously, / Moses he knowses his toeses aren't roses, / As Moses supposes his toeses to be!
  2. A male given name.
  3. A surname​.
  4. A dialect of the Columbia-Wenatchi language

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Noun[edit]

Moses

  1. A large flatboat used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Moses

  1. Moses (biblical figure)

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Moses

  1. (Catholicism) Moses (biblical figure).

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Mōsēs

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐍉𐍃𐌴𐍃

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Μωσῆς, Μωϋσῆς (Mōsês, Mōüsês).

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Proper noun[edit]

Mōsēs m (genitive Mōsis or Mōsī); irregular

  1. Moses (pharaonic patriarch)

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References[edit]

  • Mōses in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Moses

  1. Moses (biblical figure).

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Biblical, cognate with English Moses, from earlier versions of the Swedish Bible.

Proper noun[edit]

Moses

  1. A male given name (quite rare).

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