Ezra

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Biblical Hebrewעֶזְרָא(ʿezrā). Doublet of Esdras.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛzɹə/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Ezra (countable and uncountable, plural Ezras)

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Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. (biblical) The fifteenth book of the Old Testament and a book of the Hebrew Tanakh.
  2. A Jewish high priest from the fifth century BC.
  3. A male given name from Hebrew of biblical origin.
  4. A surname from Hebrew.

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Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Ezra is the 37341st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 597 individuals. Ezra is most common among White (70.35%) and Asian/Pacific Islander (14.24%) individuals.

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ezra

  1. Ezra (the fifteenth book of the Bible)
  2. Ezra (a Biblical character)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Biblical Hebrewעֶזְרָא⁩.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛs.raː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ez‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Ezra m

  1. Ezra (the fifteenth book of the Bible)
  2. Ezra (a Jewish high priest and Biblical character)

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Biblical Hebrewעֶזְרָא(ʿezrā)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈezra]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: E‧zra

Proper noun[edit]

Ezra (accusative Ezran)

  1. (religion) Ezra, Esdras

Latvian[edit]

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Ezra m (4th declension)

  1. (religion) Ezra, Esdras

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Slovene[edit]

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Ezra ?

  1. (religion) Ezra, Esdras

Swahili[edit]

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Ezra

  1. (biblical) Ezra (a book of the Old Testament of the Bible)

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ez‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔezɾa/, [ˈʔɛz.ɾɐ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔesɾa/, [ˈʔɛs.ɾɐ]

Proper noun[edit]

Ezra (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜇ)

  1. (religion) Ezra, Esdras