Rafael

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See also: Rafaèl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Spanish Rafael, Portuguese Rafael.

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael (plural Rafaels)

  1. A male given name, variant of Raphael.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m

  1. (biblical) Raphael
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Raphael

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Rafael: Rafaelsson
  • daughter of Rafael: Rafaelsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Rafael
Accusative Rafael
Dative Rafaeli
Genitive Rafaels

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑfɑel/, [ˈrɑfɑe̞l]
  • Rhymes: -ɑfɑel
  • Syllabification(key): Ra‧fa‧el

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael

  1. Raphael (biblical character)
  2. a male given name

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Rafael (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Rafael Rafaelit
genitive Rafaelin Rafaelien
partitive Rafaelia Rafaeleja
illative Rafaeliin Rafaeleihin
singular plural
nominative Rafael Rafaelit
accusative nom. Rafael Rafaelit
gen. Rafaelin
genitive Rafaelin Rafaelien
partitive Rafaelia Rafaeleja
inessive Rafaelissa Rafaeleissa
elative Rafaelista Rafaeleista
illative Rafaeliin Rafaeleihin
adessive Rafaelilla Rafaeleilla
ablative Rafaelilta Rafaeleilta
allative Rafaelille Rafaeleille
essive Rafaelina Rafaeleina
translative Rafaeliksi Rafaeleiksi
instructive Rafaelein
abessive Rafaelitta Rafaeleitta
comitative Rafaeleineen
Possessive forms of Rafael (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Rafaelini Rafaelimme
2nd person Rafaelisi Rafaelinne
3rd person Rafaelinsa

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m (proper noun, strong, genitive Rafaels or Rafael)

  1. a male given name, a less common variant of Raphael

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: Ra‧fa‧el

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m

  1. (biblical) Raphael (an archangel)
  2. a male given name, equivalent to English Raphael

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rafaˈel/, [ra.faˈel]

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m

  1. (biblical) Raphael
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Raphael

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael c (genitive Rafaels)

  1. Raphael (biblical character)
  2. a male given name from Hebrew of biblical origin; sometimes used as a Christianized form of Ragnvald

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Rafael, from Hebrew רָפָאֵל(Rāfāʾēl).

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael

  1. a male given name from Spanish