Bibel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bibel, biblie, ultimately from Ancient Greek βιβλία (biblía, books).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbiːbl̩], [ˈbiːbəl]
  • (file)

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Bibel f (genitive Bibel, plural Bibeln)

  1. Bible, bible

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German Low German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bibel f (plural Bibels)

  1. Bible, bible

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Bijbel (Bible), from Latin Biblia, from Ancient Greek βιβλία (biblía, books), plural of βιβλίον (biblíon, small book), originally a diminutive of βίβλος (bíblos, book), from βύβλος (búblos, papyrus) (from the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos which exported this writing material).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi.bəl/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧bêl

Noun[edit]

bibêl (plural, first-person possessive Bibelku, second-person possessive Bibelmu, third-person possessive Bibelnya)

  1. Bible, bible
    Synonym: Alkitab

Usage notes[edit]

Although Alkitab and Bibel are synonymous, the usages are different. Most Christian denominations prefer to refer to the Bible as Alkitab, while Bibel may have a negative interpretation as it is used to discredit it.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi(ː)bel/, [ˈbi(ː)bəl]

Noun[edit]

Bibel f (plural Bibelen)

  1. Bible, bible

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Bibel

  1. Bible, bible

Inflection[edit]

singular plural
indefinite bibel bibler
definite bibelen biblene