Elisabeth

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The spelling of Elizabeth used in the Authorized Version of the New Testament. Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ (Elisábet), a transliteration of the Hebrew Hebrew אלישבע(Elishéva, my God is an oath).

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabeth

  1. The mother of John the Baptist according to the Christian and Islamic scriptures
  2. A female given name from Hebrew, a less common form of Elizabeth in English.

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Danish[edit]

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Elisabeth

  1. Elizabeth (biblical figure)
  2. A female given name of biblical origin.

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References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 65 803 females with the given name Elisabeth, typically as a second given name, have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 May 2011.

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch elisabeth, from Latin Elisabeth, from Koine Greek Ἐλισάβετ (Elisábet), from Biblical Hebrew אלישבע‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːˈli.zaːˌbɛt/
  • Hyphenation: Eli‧sa‧beth

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabeth f

  1. Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist.
  2. A female given name.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔeˈliːzabɛt/
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Proper noun[edit]

Elisabeth

  1. Elizabeth (biblical character).
  2. A female given name from Biblical Hebrew

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabeth

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Elizabeth.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 17 572 females with the given name Elisabeth (compared to 917 named Elisabet) living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elisabeth c (genitive Elisabeths)

  1. A female given name of popular usage, variant of Elisabet.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 201 328 females with the given name Elisabeth (compared to 151 080 named Elisabet) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.