Raphael

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See also: Raphaël

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רָפָאֵל (Rāfāʾēl) meaning "God cures" or "God has healed".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹæ.feɪ.ɛl/, /ˈɹæ.fɪ.əl/
  • (chiefly US) IPA(key): /ɹɑ.fɑɪˈɛl/
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Proper noun[edit]

Raphael

  1. An archangel in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A patronymic surname​.
  4. An Italian Renaissance painter.

Translations[edit]

Quotations[edit]

  • : Tobit 12:15:
    I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Raphael, from Hebrew רָפָאֵל (Rāfāʾēl)

Proper noun[edit]

Raphael m (genitive Raphael or Raphaels)

  1. Raphael (biblical character).
  2. A male given name. Alternative spelling: Rafael.

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