Solomon

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Solomōn (variant of Salomon), from Ancient Greek Σολομών (Solomṓn), from Hebrew שְׁלֹמֹה(Shlomo), from שָׁלוֹם(shalom, peace).

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Solomon

  1. In the Old Testament and Qur'an, a king of Israel famous for his wisdom.
  2. A male given name.

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Noun[edit]

Solomon (plural Solomons)

  1. A person of unusual wisdom.
  2. A very large champagne bottle (named after the king) with the capacity of about 20 liters, equivalent to 28 standard bottles.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Σολομών (Solomṓn), from Hebrew שְׁלֹמֹה(sh'lomo), from שָׁלוֹם(shalóm, peace).

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Solomōn m sg (genitive Solomōnis); third declension

  1. Solomon

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Solomōn
Genitive Solomōnis
Dative Solomōnī
Accusative Solomōnem
Ablative Solomōne
Vocative Solomōn

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  • English: Solomon