Ἰακώβ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hebrew יעקב. While Ἰακώβ refers to Jacob and Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos) to James in the Greek writings, both English names derive from Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), which is derived from Ἰακώβ.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /i.a.kɔ̌ːb/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /i.aˈkob/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /i.aˈkoβ/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /i.aˈkov/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /i.aˈkov/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ἰακώβ (Iakṓbm (indeclinable)

    1. Jacob

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