Izraēla

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Latvian[edit]

 Izraēla on Latvian Wikipedia
Izraēla (Eirāzijā)
Izraēlas karogs

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed from Hebrewיִשְׂרָאֵל(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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Izraēla f (4th declension)

  1. Israel (a modern country in Western Asia, in the Middle East, at the eastern shore of the Mediterranean)
    Izraēlas karogsthe flag of Izrael
    Izraēlas premjerministrsthe prime minister of Israel
    1974. gadu Izraēlā dzīvoja 5 473 100 iedzīvotājuin 1974, 5 473 000 people lived in Israel
  2. (biblical) Israel (A Biblical region of Western Asia roughly coextensive with the modern State of Israel, known in the Bible as the Land of Israel and considered the ancestral homeland of the Jewish people)
  3. (biblical, biblical, historical) Israel (an ancient kingdom in Western Asia, roughly coextensive with the modern State of Israel and the Land of Israel)
  4. (biblical, , biblical, , historical, biblical, historical) Israel (an ancient kingdom that occupied the northern part of the Land of Israel and modern State of Israel, as distinct from Judah)

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