Hannibal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, a rendering of Punic𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl /⁠ḥannībaʿl⁠/, May the Lord (Baal) grace me).

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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, son of Hamilcar.
  2. A city in Missouri.
     Hannibal, Missouri on Wikipedia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, from Punic𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl /⁠ḥannībaʿl⁠/, May the Lord (Baal) grace me).

Proper noun[edit]

Hannibal m

  1. Hannibal

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Hannibal
Accusative Hannibal
Dative Hannibali
Genitive Hannibals

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hannibal, from Punic𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl /⁠ḥannībaʿl⁠/, May the Lord (Baal) grace me).

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Hannibal m

  1. a male given name

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Punic𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl /⁠ḥannībaʿl⁠/, May the Lord (Baal) grace me).

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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

References[edit]

  • Hannibal”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Hannibal”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Hannibal in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Hannibal, from Punic𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋(ḥnbʿl /⁠ḥannībaʿl⁠/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xanˈɲi.bal/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ibal
  • Syllabification: Han‧ni‧bal

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Hannibal m pers

  1. (historical, politics) Hannibal (Carthaginian general and statesman)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Hannibal m

  1. Alternative form of Aníbal