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 Hebrew עֵדֶן(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.
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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

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch eden, from Latin Eden, from Biblical Hebrew עֵדֶן‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eden n

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: eden

Finnish[edit]

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
instructive
abessive Edenittä
comitative
Possessive forms of Eden (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Edenini Edenimme
2nd person Edenisi Edeninne
3rd person Edeninsä

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Eden, from Hebrew עֵדֶן(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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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Eden, from Biblical Hebrew עֵדֶן‎, perhaps from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin, steppe, garden).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eden m inan

  1. (biblical) Eden (garden)

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 Hebrew עֵדֶן‎.

Proper noun[edit]

Eden n (genitive Edens)

  1. (biblical) Eden

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Edén.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: E‧den
  • IPA(key): /ʔeˈden/

Proper noun[edit]

Edén

  1. (biblical) Eden