יוון

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely related to Ancient Greek Ἴων(Íōn, Ion, ancestor of the Ionians), compare the alternative forms Ἰάων(Iáōn) and Ἰάϝων(Iáwōn).

Proper noun[edit]

יוון \ יָוָן (yavánf

  1. (biblical) Javan, the fourth son of Japheth
  2. the nation descended from Javan, identified with the Ionians, and more generally the Greeks
  3. the country of Greece

Derived terms[edit]