Judas

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See also: judas, Júdás, Jūdas, and judąs

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Iudas, from Latin Iudas, from Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioúdas), from Hebrew יְהוּדָה(y'hudá). Doublet of Judah.

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Judas

  1. (biblical) One of the twelve original Apostles of Jesus, known for his role in Jesus' betrayal into the hands of Roman authorities. Also called Judas Iscariot.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. (religion) Penultimate book of the Bible, with only one chapter, composed of twenty-five verses.

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Judas (plural Judases)

  1. A traitor; a person not to be trusted.
  2. A small hole in a door through which a person can spy without being seen from the other side, used especially in prisons; a Judas-hole.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 706:
      The door was slammed in his face, and the Judas clicked shut, leaving him alone in the draughty street, now smelling of night and approaching snow.
    • 2001, Ken Follett, Jackdaws, Dutton, →ISBN, page 359,
      At the top of the stairs was a heavy door with a peephole. Flick banged on it and stood where her face could be seen through the judas.

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French[edit]

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Judas m

  1. (biblical) Judas

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Judas m (plural Judas)

  1. A small hole in a door through which a person can spy without being seen from the other side.
    • 1882, Guy de Maupassant, La Peur:
      Au-dehors, la tempête acharnée battait la petite maison, et, par un étroit carreau, une sorte de judas placé près de la porte, je voyais soudain tout un fouillis d'arbres bousculés par le vent à la lueur de grands éclairs.

German[edit]

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Judas m (genitive Judas')

  1. (biblical) Judas

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Judas m (genitive Judas, plural Judasse)

  1. Judas; traitor

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Further reading[edit]

  • Judas” in Duden online

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Judas, from Latin Jūdas, from Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioúdas), from Hebrew יהודה‎.

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Judas m

  1. (biblical) Judas (name of two of the Apostles)

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Judas m, f (plural Judas)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of judas

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxudas/, [ˈxu.ð̞as]

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Judas m

  1. (bible) Jude (the book of the Bible)
  2. (biblical) Judas (one of the Apostles)
    Synonym: Judas Iscariote

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioúdas).

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Judas c (genitive Judas)

  1. (biblical) Judas

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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Judas

  1. genitive of Juda

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