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See also: Seraphin and séraphin



seraphīn m pl (indeclinable)

  1. Alternative spelling of seraphīm

Old Spanish[edit]


From Late Latin seraphīm, from Hebrew שְׂרָפִים (s'rafím, seraphs, seraphim).



seraphin m (plural seraphin or seraphines)

  1. seraph
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 55v. col. 2.
      ſeraphí eſtaua diuſo del. e auiue. vi. alas caſcuno las dos crubié ſus fazes elas dues crubrien sos piedes e có las dues uolaua
      Seraphim stood above Him. They had six wings each. With two they covered their faces and with two their feet and with two they flew.
    • Idem, f. 56r. col. 1.
      Euelo ami uno de los ſeraphin en ſue mano braſa q́ con las tenazas ṕſo del altar etannio ſobre mi boca
      Then one of the seraphim flew to me; in his hand a live coal he had taken from the altar with tongs, and he touched it on my mouth

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