Prophet

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Prophet (plural Prophets)

  1. (Christianity, Judaism) Any of the prophets mentioned in the Bible, especially an author of one of the Prophets.
  2. (Christianity) Jesus.
  3. (Islam) Muhammad.
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      He would sit crouched up in a corner of the cave all day long, calling upon Allah and the Prophet to protect him.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin prophēta < Ancient Greek προφήτης (prophḗtēs).

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  • IPA(key): /pʁoˈfeːt/
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Noun[edit]

Prophet m (genitive Propheten, plural Propheten, female Prophetin)

  1. prophet (male or of unspecified sex)

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