Ruben

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See also: Rubén, Rúben, Rubèn, and Rüben

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben (plural Rubens)

  1. A male given name from Hebrew, variant of Reuben.
  2. A surname originating as a patronymic.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben

  1. Reuben (biblical character).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Biblical Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈry.bən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ru‧ben

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben m

  1. Reuben (Biblical/mythical character; Biblical tribe).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Ruben: Rubensson
  • daughter of Ruben: Rubensdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Ruben
Accusative Ruben
Dative Rubeni
Genitive Rubens

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben m

  1. Reuben (biblical character)
  2. a male given name from Hebrew

Anagrams[edit]

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben

  1. Reuben (biblical character).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben m

  1. (biblical) Reuben
  2. a male given name

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(R'uvén)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rūbēn m sg (genitive Rūbēnis); third declension

  1. a male given name from Hebrew, notably borne by the eldest of the twelve sons of Iacōbus

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Rūbēn
Genitive Rūbēnis
Dative Rūbēnī
Accusative Rūbēnem
Ablative Rūbēne
Vocative Rūbēn

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben

  1. Reuben (biblical character).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rǔben/
  • Hyphenation: Ru‧ben

Proper noun[edit]

Rùben m (Cyrillic spelling Ру̀бен)

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

Declension[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן(r'uvén).

Proper noun[edit]

Ruben c (genitive Rubens)

  1. Reuben (biblical character).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew

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