Rigel

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See also: riġel

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

A corruption of Arabic رِجْل(rijl, foot, leg), in the Arabic name رِجْل الْجَبَّار(rijl al-jabbār, literally foot of the great one).

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Rigel

  1. (astronomy) A blue supergiant star in the constellation Orion; Beta (β) Orionis. The seventh brightest star in the night sky.
    Synonyms: Algebar, Elgebar
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Reigel or Riegel.

Proper noun[edit]

Rigel (plural Rigels)

  1. A surname from German.
Statistics[edit]
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Rigel is the 36630th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 610 individuals. Rigel is most common among White (91.48%) individuals.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Rigel, a corruption of Arabic رِجْل(rijl, foot, leg), in the Arabic name اَلرِّجْل اَلْجَبَّار (ar-rijl al-jabbār, the foot of the great one).

Proper noun[edit]

Rigel

  1. a male given name
  2. (astronomy) Rigel; a blue supergiant star in the constellation Orion

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Rigel.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a corruption of Arabic رِجْل(rijl, foot, leg), in the Arabic name اَلرِّجْل اَلْجَبَّار (ar-rijl al-jabbār, the foot of the great one).

Proper noun[edit]

Rigel f

  1. Rigel

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