Hannibal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, from Punic 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl), a compound of 𐤇𐤍(ḥn, grace) and 𐤁𐤏𐤋(bʿl, master), originally meaning “grace of (the god) Baal”, “(the god) Baal has been gracious”.

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Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal (countable and uncountable, plural Hannibals)

  1. A male given name from Punic of mostly historical use. Most notably borne by the Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca.
  2. A city in Missouri.
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, from Punic 𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl), a compound of 𐤇𐤍(ḥn, grace) and 𐤁𐤏𐤋(bʿl, master), originally meaning “grace of (the god) Baal”, “(the god) Baal has been gracious”.

Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal m

  1. Hannibal

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Hannibal
Accusative Hannibal
Dative Hannibali
Genitive Hannibals

Latin[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal m sg (genitive Hannibalis); third declension

  1. A Carthaginian given name.
  2. The Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Hannibal
Genitive Hannibalis
Dative Hannibalī
Accusative Hannibalem
Ablative Hannibale
Vocative Hannibal

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Hannibal
  • Italian: Annibale
  • Portuguese: Aníbal
  • Spanish: Aníbal

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal m

  1. Alternative form of Aníbal