José

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

An old French vernacular form of Joseph.

Proper noun[edit]

José

  1. A male given name.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Josef, from Latin Iōsephus, from Ancient Greek Ἰωσήφ ‎(Iōsḗph), from Hebrew יוסף.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

José m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Joseph
  2. (biblical) Joseph (favourite son of Jacob)
  3. (biblical) Joseph (husband of Virgin Mary)

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  • (pet form)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iōsēphus, from Ancient Greek Ἰωσήφ ‎(Iōsḗph), from Hebrew יוסף.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

José m

  1. A male given name cognate to Joseph.
  2. (biblical) Joseph, son of Jacob (Israel).
  3. (biblical) Joseph, father of Jesus.
  4. The letter J in the Spanish phonetic alphabet

Quotations[edit]

  • 1602, Casiodoro de Reina, La Santa Biblia, rev., Génesis 37:3
    Y amaba Israel á José más que á todos sus hijos, porque le había tenido en su vejez: y le hizo una ropa de diversos colores.
  • 1602, Casiodoro de Reina, La Santa Biblia, rev., Mateo 1:18
    Y el nacimiento de Jesucristo fué así: Que siendo María su madre desposada con José, antes que se juntasen, se halló haber concebido del Espíritu Santo.

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