Izraēla

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Izraēla (Eirāzijā)
Izraēlas karogs

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Hebrew יִשְׂרָאֵל ‎(yisra'él, Israel), which, in Biblical Hebrew, means "he who wrestles with God" (a Biblical name for Jacob after he wrestles with an adversary, later extended to cover the Jewish people and their land).

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Proper noun[edit]

Izraēla f ‎(4th declension)

  1. Israel (a Jewish state in the Near East, in Asia)
    Izraēlas karogs — the flag of Izrael
    Izraēlas premjerministrs — the prime minister of Israel
    1974. gadu Izraēlā dzīvoja 5 473 100 iedzīvotāju — in 1974, 5 473 000 people lived in Israel
  2. (historical) Israel (a nation that in ancient times occupied roughly the same area as the State of Israel)

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