אהרן

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown meaning, possibly meaning “bearer of martyrs”, or perhaps also, or instead, related to the Ancient Egyptian ꜥḥꜣ rw (warrior lion), though it has been suggested to also mean “elevated”, “exalted” or “high mountain”.

Proper noun[edit]

אַהֲרֹן ('aharónm

  1. A male given name; Aaron
    • Exodus 4:14, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַיִּחַר־אַף יְהוָה בְּמֹשֶׁה וַיֹּאמֶר הֲלֹא אַהֲרֹן אָחִיךָ הַלֵּוִי יָדַעְתִּי כִּי־דַבֵּר יְדַבֵּר הוּא וְגַם הִנֵּה־הוּא יֹצֵא לִקְרָאתֶךָ וְרָאֲךָ וְשָׂמַח בְּלִבּוֹ׃‎‎
      And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, and He said: ‘Is there not Aaron thy brother the Levite? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he cometh forth to meet thee; and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his heart.
    • Deuteronomy 10:6, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וּבְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל נָסְעוּ מִבְּאֵרֹת בְּנֵי־יַעֲקָן מוֹסֵרָה שָׁם מֵת אַהֲרֹן וַיִּקָּבֵר שָׁם וַיְכַהֵן אֶלְעָזָר בְּנוֹ תַּחְתָּיו׃‎‎
      And the children of Israel journeyed from Beeroth-benejaakan to Moserah; there Aaron died, and there he was buried; and Eleazar his son ministered in the priest's office in his stead.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: Ἀαρών (Aarṓn) (see there for further descendants)
  • Arabic: هَارُونُ(hārūnu) (see there for further descendants)
  • Armenian: Ահարոն (Aharon)
  • English: Aharon
  • Hawaiian: ʻĀʻārona, ʻĀʻālona
  • Latin: Aharōn
  • Yiddish: אהרן(Arn)

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew אַהֲרֹן('aharón).

Proper noun[edit]

אהרן (arnm

  1. A male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Aaron