חנן

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

חנן ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to be merciful

Proper noun[edit]

חנן ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. (biblical) Annas
  2. A male given name.

Hebrew[edit]

Verb[edit]

חָנַן ‎(ḥanán) ‎(pa'al construction, infinitive לחון \ לָחֹן, future יחון \ יָחֹן, imperative חון \ חֹן)

  1. to pardon, grant amnesty
  2. to pity, have mercy, deal kindly
    • Numbers 6:25, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      יָאֵר יְהוָה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וִיחֻנֶּךָּ׃
      ya'ér YHVH panáv 'elékha vikhunéka.
      yāʾēr YHWH pānāw ʾēléḵā wīḥunnékkā.
      The LORD make His face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee;
    • Avinu Malkeinu:
      אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ חָנֵּנוּ וַעֲנֵנוּ כִּי אֵין בָּנוּ מַעֲשִׂים עֲשֵׂה עִמָּנוּ צְדָקָה וָחֶסֶד וְהוֹשִׁיעֵנוּ.
      'avínu malkénu khonénu va'anénu kí 'éin bánu ma'asím 'asé 'imánu ts'daká vakhésed v'hoshi'énu.
      ʾāḇī́nū malkḗnū ḥonnḗnū waʿănḗnū kī ʾēn bā́nū maʿăśīm ʿăśē ʿimmā́nū ṣəḏāqā wāḥésed wəhōšīʿḗnū.
      Our Father, our King, be gracious to us and answer us, for we have no meritorious deeds; deal charitably and kindly with us and deliver us.

Proper noun[edit]

חָנָן ‎(ḥanán)

  1. A male given name, Hanan or Chanan.