יהושע

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from הוֹשֵׁעַ(hōšḗaʿ, Hosea) with the "addition" of יהוה(Yahweh), therefore meaning "Yahweh is salvation". See הוֹשִׁיעַ(hoshía', to save). Compare with יְשַׁעְיָהוּ(yəšaʿyā́hū).

Proper noun[edit]

יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (y'hoshúam

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Joshua
    1. Joshua son of Nun, leader of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua; Quranic figure.
  2. Joshua (book of the Bible)

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎.

Proper noun[edit]

יהושע (yehoyshue, yeshuem

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Joshua
  2. Joshua (biblical character)
  3. Joshua (book of the Bible)

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