Aaron

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew אהרן ‎(Ahărōn), of unknown meaning, possibly meaning "bearer of martyrs", or perhaps also, or instead, related to the Ancient Egyptian "aha rw" ("warrior lion"), though it has been suggested to also mean "elevated", "exalted" or "high mountain".

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Aaron ‎(plural Aarons)

  1. The elder brother of Moses in the Book of the Exodus, and in the Quran.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Exodus 4:14::
      And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, and he said, is not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know that he can speak well.
  2. A male given name.
    • 1969 Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint, Random House, 2002, page 145:
      - - - the Junior Prom with boys whose names are right out of the grade-school reader, not Aaron and Arnold and Marvin, but Johnny and Billy and Jimmy and Tod. Not Portnoy or Pincus, but Smith and Jones and Brown!
  3. A surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The given name was exclusively Jewish in the Middle Ages, taken up by Gentiles in the 17th century, and popular among both at the end of the 20th century.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1937, Michael de Angelis, The correct pronunciation of Latin according to Roman usage
  2. ^ 2006, L. Olausson and C. Sangster, Oxford BBC Guide to Prounciation (Oxford University Press), page 1.
  3. ^ “Pronunciation Guide”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accessed 2013-05-01
  4. ^ Oxford English Dictionary (2013)
  5. ^ 1994, Bible Pronunciation Guide (edited by William O. Walker III, published by Harper Collins, ISBN 0060689625)

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Proper noun[edit]

Aaron m

  1. A male given name, cognate with English Aaron.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aaron

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name.

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːron/
  • Hyphenation: Aa‧ron

Proper noun[edit]

Aaron

  1. Aaron (biblical figure) .
  2. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Aaron (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative Aaron Aaronit
genitive Aaronin Aaronien
Aaroneiden
Aaroneitten
partitive Aaronia Aaroneita
Aaroneja
illative Aaroniin Aaroneihin
singular plural
nominative Aaron Aaronit
accusative nom. Aaron Aaronit
gen. Aaronin
genitive Aaronin Aaronien
Aaroneiden
Aaroneitten
partitive Aaronia Aaroneita
Aaroneja
inessive Aaronissa Aaroneissa
elative Aaronista Aaroneista
illative Aaroniin Aaroneihin
adessive Aaronilla Aaroneilla
ablative Aaronilta Aaroneilta
allative Aaronille Aaroneille
essive Aaronina Aaroneina
translative Aaroniksi Aaroneiksi
instructive Aaronein
abessive Aaronitta Aaroneitta
comitative Aaroneineen

Proper noun[edit]

Aaron

  1. genitive singular of Aaro

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aaron

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name

German[edit]

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Aaron ? ‎(genitive Aaron)

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name

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