Εὔα

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See also: Εύα

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew חַוָּה (ḥawwā).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eú̯.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈe.wa/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈe.βa/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.va/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.va/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Εὔᾱ (Eúāf (genitive Εὔᾱς); first declension

    1. Eve (wife of Adam)

    Usage notes[edit]

    There are two references to Adam’s wife by name in the Old Testament. The LXX translates the first occurrence (Genesis 3:20) with ζωή (zōḗ, life), and transliterates the second (Genesis 4:1) with Εὔα (Eúa). Both New Testament references use Εὔα (Eúa).

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