Michel

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Michel, from Latin Michāēl, Michāēlem, from Ancient Greek Μῐχᾱήλ (Mikhāḗl), from the Hebrew מִיכָאֵל(mikha'él, Michael, literally Who is like God?).

Noun[edit]

Michel

  1. a male given name from Hebrew

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈʃəl/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Michel ?

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Michael

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Michāēl, Michāēlem, from Ancient Greek Μῐχᾱήλ (Mikhāḗl), from the Hebrew מִיכָאֵל(mikha'él, Michael, literally Who is like God?). Cognate with English Michael, Spanish Miguel, Italian Michele.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Michel m

  1. (biblical) Michael, the Archangel.
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.
  3. A patronymic surname​.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Michel m (genitive Michels)

  1. A male given name

Noun[edit]

Michel m (genitive Michels, plural Michel)

  1. (derogatory) simpleton

Further reading[edit]

  • Michel” in Duden online
  • Michel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French Michel, Old English Michahel, and their source Latin Michaēl, Michahēl, from Biblical Hebrew מִיכָאֵל(mîḵāʾēl, literally who is like God?).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (from Old English) IPA(key): /ˈmixəl/, /ˈmiːxəl/
  • (from French) IPA(key): /mitʃaːˈɛːl/, /miˈtʃɛːl/, /ˈmitʃɛl/
  • (from Latin) IPA(key): /miːkaːˈɛːl/, /miːˈkɛːl/, /ˈmiːkɛl/

Proper noun[edit]

Michel

  1. A male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Michael.
  2. A patrynomic surname, from given names​.
  3. The Archangel Michael.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: Michael, Mitchell, Myall, Myell
  • Scots: Michael

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Michel. Doublet of Miguel, Maicol, Maicon, and Micael.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /miˈʃɛw/, [miˈʃɛʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /miˈʃɛl/, [miˈʃɛɫ]

Proper noun[edit]

Michel m

  1. A male given name from French

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