Михайло

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic, borrowed through Old Church Slavonic, from Ancient Greek Μιχαήλ (Mikhaḗl). From Hebrew מיכאל(Mīkhāḗl, literally who is like God), a compound of מִי(mi, who) + כְּ-(k'-, like, as) + אֵל(el, God).

Attested as Михайло (Myxajlo) in 1368, Михаилъ (Myxaylъ), 1407, Михалъ (Myxalъ), 1391, Міхаилъ (Mixaylъ), 1627.

Compare Russian Михаи́л (Mixaíl), Bulgarian Михаи́л (Mihaíl), Belarusian Міхаі́л (Mixaíl), Old East Slavic Михаилъ (Mixailŭ), Polish Michał, Upper Sorbian Michał, Michałk, Czech Michael, Michal, Slovak Michal, Lower Sorbian Michal, Old Croatian Михаило (Mixailo), Slovene Mihael, Old Church Slavonic Михаилъ (Mixailŭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɪˈxɑɪ̯lo/
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Proper noun[edit]

Миха́йло (Myxájlom anim (genitive Миха́йла, feminine Михайли́на)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Michael

Declension[edit]

A hard-type masculine noun of the second declension.

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