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From Hebrew לֵוִי, a name in the book of Genesis.


Proper noun[edit]


  1. The third son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26:
      Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  2. One of the Biblical tribes of Israelites, descended from Levi; the tribe from which priests were selected.
  3. A male given name.
  4. A Jewish surname​.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛvi]
  • Hyphenation: Le‧vi

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A diminutive of the male given name Levente.


Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Levi Levik
accusative Levit Leviket
dative Levinek Leviknek
instrumental Levivel Levikkel
causal-final Leviért Levikért
translative Levivé Levikké
terminative Leviig Levikig
essive-formal Leviként Levikként
inessive Leviben Levikben
superessive Levin Leviken
adessive Levinél Leviknél
illative Levibe Levikbe
sublative Levire Levikre
allative Levihez Levikhez
elative Leviből Levikből
delative Leviről Levikről
ablative Levitől Leviktől
Possessive forms of Levi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Levim Levijeim
2nd person sing. Levid Levijeid
3rd person sing. Levije Levijei
1st person plural Levink Levijeink
2nd person plural Levitek Levijeitek
3rd person plural Levijük Levijeik


Proper noun[edit]

Levi m

  1. (biblical) Levi (third son of Jacob)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Levi