Abel

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Latin, from Ancient Greek, from Hebrew הֶבֶל (hével, breath, vapor; vanity) or from Akkadian [script?] (ablu, son).

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Abel

  1. The son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain.
  2. A male given name.

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Dutch[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abel ?

  1. A male given name of biblical origin.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Abel

  1. Abel (biblical character)
  2. A male given name.

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abel m

  1. Abel (biblical character)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀβελ (Abel), from Hebrew הבל (Hebel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎːbel/
  • Hyphenation: A‧bel

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Ábel m (Cyrillic spelling А́бел)

  1. Abel (son of Adam and Eve)
  2. A male given name.

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Abel m

  1. (biblical) Abel
    • 1602La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Génesis 4:8
      Y habló Caín á su hermano Abel: y aconteció que estando ellos en el campo, Caín se levantó contra su hermano Abel, y le mató.

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