עקיבא

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Aramaic[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

עֲקִיבָא (ʿăqīḇām

  1. A male given name, Akiva
    • c. 44 BCE–274 CE, Gottheil, Richard (1900), “Seven Unpublished Palmyrene Inscriptions”, in Journal of the American Oriental Society[1], issue 21, page 111
      𐡰𐡳𐡩𐡡𐡠 / 𐡡𐡴 𐡰𐡶𐡰𐡳𐡡 / 𐡢𐡴𐡡𐡠 / 𐡧𐡡𐡫
      עקיבא / בר עתעקב / גרבא / חבל
      ʿqybʾ / br ʿtʿqb / grbʾ / ḥbl
      ʿəqīḇā / bar ʿəṯēʿəqaḇ / gārəḇā / ḥəḇāl
      Aḳiba / Son of Athe-Aḳab / the leper. / Woe!
  2. Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph, a major figure in Jewish history, a tanna of the late first century and early second century who contributed to the Mishnah and Midrash Halakha

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic עֲקִיבָא(ʿăqīḇā).

Proper noun[edit]

עֲקִיבָא ('akiva, ʿăqīḇām

  1. A male given name, Akiva
  2. Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph, a major figure in Jewish history, a tanna of the late first century and early second century who contributed to the Mishnah and Midrash Halakha

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic עֲקִיבָא(ʿăqīḇā), likely through Hebrew עֲקִיבָא(ʿăqīḇā).

Proper noun[edit]

עקיבא (akivem

  1. A male given name, Akiva
  2. Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph, a major figure in Jewish history, a tanna of the late first century and early second century who contributed to the Mishnah and Midrash Halakha

See also[edit]