Rafael

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל ‎(Rāfāʾēl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m

  1. A male given name, cognate of English Raphael
  2. Raphael (biblical character)

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).

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

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m ‎(genitive Rafael or Rafaels)

  1. A male given name, a less common spelling of Raphael.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל ‎(Rāfāʾēl).

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).

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael m

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

Related terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל ‎(Rāfāʾēl).

Proper noun[edit]

Rafael

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