Ananias

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἁνανίας (Hananías), from Hebrew חֲנַנְיָה (khananya).

Proper noun[edit]

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Ananias

  1. In the New Testament, any of certain members of the early Christian church.
    • :
      But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
    • :
      And hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias coming in, and putting his hand on him, that he might receive his sight.
  2. A male given name.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀνανίᾱς (Ananíās), from Hebrew חֲנַנְיָה (khananya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ananiās m (genitive Ananiae); first declension

  1. Ananias

Declension[edit]

First declension, masculine Greek type with nominative singular in -ās.

Case Singular
nominative Ananiās
genitive Ananiae
dative Ananiae
accusative Ananiān
ablative Ananiā
vocative Ananiā

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ananias m

  1. (biblical) Ananias (any of several New Testament characters)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Ananias