Gabriel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Gabriel, from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ (Gabrīḗl), from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל(gaḇrīʾḗl, God is my strong man), from גֶּבֶר(géver, strong man, hero) and אֵל(ʾēl, God, deity), from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

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Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. A male given name.
    • 1629, Thomas Adams, Meditations upon Creed, The Works of Thomas Adams, James Nichol (1862), volume 3, page 212:
      Yea, it seems to me not fit for Christian humility to call a man Gabriel or Michael, giving the names of angels to the sons of mortality.
    • 1986, Paul Bailey, Gabriel's Lament, Viking (1987), →ISBN, page 20:
      "I'm the only Gabriel in the whole school," I told my father. "You don't have to whisper it from the tomb, lad. You should thank your mother and me for giving you a handle that people notice. You ought to be pleased, not down in the dumps. Backstreet Gabriels aren't bumped into on every corner, remember.
  2. An archangel associated, in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, with carrying messages from God.
  3. A patronymic surname​.

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Translations[edit]

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Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. Gabriel

Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cs

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Gabriel.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. A male given name.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Gabriel: Gabrielsson
  • daughter of Gabriel: Gabrielsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Gabriel
Accusative Gabriel
Dative Gabrieli
Genitive Gabriels

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Gabriel (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Gabriel Gabrielit
genitive Gabrielin Gabrielien
partitive Gabrielia Gabrieleja
illative Gabrieliin Gabrieleihin
singular plural
nominative Gabriel Gabrielit
accusative nom. Gabriel Gabrielit
gen. Gabrielin
genitive Gabrielin Gabrielien
partitive Gabrielia Gabrieleja
inessive Gabrielissa Gabrieleissa
elative Gabrielista Gabrieleista
illative Gabrieliin Gabrieleihin
adessive Gabrielilla Gabrieleilla
ablative Gabrielilta Gabrieleilta
allative Gabrielille Gabrieleille
essive Gabrielina Gabrieleina
translative Gabrieliksi Gabrieleiksi
instructive Gabrielein
abessive Gabrielitta Gabrieleitta
comitative Gabrieleineen

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Gaabi

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡaːbʀiˌeːl]
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  • Hyphenation: Ga‧bri‧el

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. A male given name

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ (Gabrīḗl), from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל(gaḇrīʾḗl, God is my strong man), from גֶּבֶר(géver, strong man, hero) and אֵל(ʾēl, God).

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Proper noun[edit]

Gabriēl m (indeclinable)

  1. Gabriel

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References[edit]


Norman[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Gabriel.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

Polish[edit]

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Gabriel m pers (diminutive Gabryś)

  1. A male given name, cognate to Gabriel.
  2. Gabriel (archangel)

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel f pl

  1. genitive plural of Gabriela

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Gabriel
  2. (Christianity, Judaism) Gabriel (archangel who carries messages from God)

Slovak[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel m (genitive Gabriela, nominative plural Gabrielovia) declension pattern chlap

  1. A male given name.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Gabriel in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel (m)

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɡɑːbrɪɛl/

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel c (genitive Gabriels)

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. A male given name.

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Tagalog[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gabriel

  1. (biblical) Gabriel
  2. A male given name
  3. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Gabriel is the 108th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring at 54,263 individuals.


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