Eden

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See also: eden, éden, edén, and Éden

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiːdən/
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  • Rhymes: -iːdən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hebrewעֵדֶן(eden), perhaps from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin, steppe, garden).

Proper noun[edit]

Eden

  1. (biblical) A garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia.
  2. An English surname, probably derived from a place name.
    • 1896, H G Wells, The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham:
      It was no good. I felt beyond all question that I was indeed Eden, not Elvesham. But Eden in Elvesham's body!
  3. A female given name from Hebrew from the biblical place name; also a medieval diminutive of Old English compound names beginning with the element ēad (riches).
    • 1986 Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell): A Dark-Adapted Eye: page 35:
      We call Edith Eden now because that is what she called herself before she could pronounce 'th'. It is rather a lovely name, I think. Edith sounds like someone's old aunt. I can't think why Mother and Father chose it.
  4. Any of various towns and other place names.
    1. A coastal town in New South Wales, Australia.
    2. A small unincorporated community in Graham County, Arizona.
    3. A city and town in Jerome County, Idaho.
    4. An unincorporated community in Peoria County, Illinois.
    5. An unincorporated community in Randolph County, Illinois.
    6. An unincorporated community in Hancock County, Indiana.
    7. A small unincorporated community in Atchison County, Kansas.
    8. An unincorporated community in Butler County, Kentucky.
    9. A census-designated place in Somerset County, Maryland.
    10. An unincorporated community in Dodge County, Minnesota.
    11. A village in Yazoo County, Mississippi.
    12. A town in Erie County, New York.
    13. A city in Rockingham County, North Carolina.
    14. A small town and village in Marshall County, South Dakota.
    15. A small city in Concho County, Texas.
    16. A census-designated place in Weber County, Utah.
    17. A town in Lamoille County, Vermont.
    18. An unincorporated community in Wahkiakum County, Washington.
    19. An unincorporated community in Boone County, West Virginia.
    20. An unincorporated community in Ohio County, West Virginia.
    21. An unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia.
    22. A town and village in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.
    23. A small town in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
    24. A census-designated place in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Eden (countable and uncountable, plural Edens)

  1. (by extension, countable) A paradise on Earth.
    The first explorers saw America as an Eden.
  2. (by extension, uncountable) A state of innocence.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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  • The river in Cumbria is from the Roman name, British Latin Ituna. The rivers in Scotland are also related to the root of this name.[1]
  • The river in Kent is back-formed from Edenbridge, from Old English Eadhelmsbrigge (Eadhelm's bridge).

Proper noun[edit]

Eden

  1. A river in Cumbria, England, which passes Carlisle and empties into the Solway Firth.
  2. A river in Kent, England, which flows into the Medway; the name is a back-formation of Edenbridge.
  3. A river in Fife council area, Scotland, which flows into the North Sea.
  4. Eden Water, a small river in the Scottish Borders council area, which flows into the River Tweed.
  5. Eden District, a local government district of Cumbria, England formed in 1974 and named after the Cumbrian river, with its headquarters in Penrith.
  6. A residential settlement in County Antrim, Ireland.
  7. Three townlands in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
  8. A townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford Names Companion, Oxford University Press, Second edition 1998

Anagrams[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch eden, from Latin Eden, from Biblical Hebrewעֵדֶן⁩.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eden n

  1. (biblical) Eden (mythological garden in Genesis)

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: eden

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈe(ː)den/, [ˈe̞(ː)de̞n]
  • Rhymes: -eden
  • Syllabification(key): E‧den

Proper noun[edit]

Eden

  1. Alternative spelling of Eeden

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Eden (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Eden
genitive Edenin
partitive Edeniä
illative Edeniin
singular plural
nominative Eden
accusative nom. Eden
gen. Edenin
genitive Edenin
partitive Edeniä
inessive Edenissä
elative Edenistä
illative Edeniin
adessive Edenillä
ablative Edeniltä
allative Edenille
essive Edeninä
translative Edeniksi
abessive Edenittä
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Eden (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Edenini
accusative nom. Edenini
gen. Edenini
genitive Edenini
partitive Edeniäni
inessive Edenissäni
elative Edenistäni
illative Edeniini
adessive Edenilläni
ablative Edeniltäni
allative Edenilleni
essive Edeninäni
translative Edenikseni
abessive Edenittäni
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Edenisi
accusative nom. Edenisi
gen. Edenisi
genitive Edenisi
partitive Edeniäsi
inessive Edenissäsi
elative Edenistäsi
illative Edeniisi
adessive Edenilläsi
ablative Edeniltäsi
allative Edenillesi
essive Edeninäsi
translative Edeniksesi
abessive Edenittäsi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Edenimme
accusative nom. Edenimme
gen. Edenimme
genitive Edenimme
partitive Edeniämme
inessive Edenissämme
elative Edenistämme
illative Edeniimme
adessive Edenillämme
ablative Edeniltämme
allative Edenillemme
essive Edeninämme
translative Edeniksemme
abessive Edenittämme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Edeninne
accusative nom. Edeninne
gen. Edeninne
genitive Edeninne
partitive Edeniänne
inessive Edenissänne
elative Edenistänne
illative Edeniinne
adessive Edenillänne
ablative Edeniltänne
allative Edenillenne
essive Edeninänne
translative Edeniksenne
abessive Edenittänne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Edeninsä
accusative nom. Edeninsä
gen. Edeninsä
genitive Edeninsä
partitive Edeniään
Edeniänsä
inessive Edenissään
Edenissänsä
elative Edenistään
Edenistänsä
illative Edeniinsä
adessive Edenillään
Edenillänsä
ablative Edeniltään
Edeniltänsä
allative Edenilleen
Edenillensä
essive Edeninään
Edeninänsä
translative Edenikseen
Edeniksensä
abessive Edenittään
Edenittänsä
instructive
comitative

Anagrams[edit]

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Eden, from Hebrewעֵדֶן(ʿēḏen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eden n (proper noun, strong, genitive Edens)

  1. Eden

Usage notes[edit]

  • Much predominantly used in the phrase Garten Eden (Garden of Eden).

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Eden

  1. Rōmaji transcription of エデン

Polish[edit]

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Eden

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Eden.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eden m inan

  1. (biblical) Eden (garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

noun

Related terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • Eden in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Eden in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrewעֵדֶן⁩.

Proper noun[edit]

Eden n (genitive Edens)

  1. (biblical) Eden

Anagrams[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Edén, from Biblical Hebrewעֵדֶן(éden).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: E‧den
  • IPA(key): /ʔeˈden/, [ʔɛˈdɛn]

Proper noun[edit]

Edén (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜇᜒᜈ᜔)

  1. (biblical) Eden

Related terms[edit]