Miriam

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מִרְיָם(Miryam), possibly from Aramaic מרים(Maryām, bitter), from a root מר (m-r) meaning "to be bitter". The meaning of this name which is the Old Testament equivalent of Mary has been debated for centuries. Some other explanations are mutiny / rebellion / disobedience from a root מרי (m-r-y).

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam

  1. Sister of Moses and Aaron, and the daughter of Amram and Jochebed.
  2. A female given name.

Translations[edit]


Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia cs

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Miriam.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam

  1. A female given name, variant of Mirjam.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. A female given name, variant of Mirjam.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Miriam: Miriamarson
  • daughter of Miriam: Miriamardóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Miriam
Accusative Miriam
Dative Miriam
Genitive Miriamar

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪʁi̯aːm]
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  • Hyphenation: Mi‧ri‧am

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. (biblical) Miriam.
  2. A female given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam

  1. A female given name, variant of Mirjam.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hebrew מִרְיָם‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Miriam

Related terms[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. A female given name

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Miriam in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam f

  1. A female given name

Related terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miriam c (genitive Miriams)

  1. A female given name, variant of Mirjam.