Izraēla

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Latvian[edit]

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Izraēla (Eirāzijā)
Izraēlas karogs

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed 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 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. (historical) Israel (a nation that in ancient times occupied roughly the same area as the State of Israel)

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