See also: אַבֿרהם

Aramaic

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אברהם (transliteration needed)

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

Hebrew

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Etymology

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Either:

  • “Father of many”, from אַב (aḇ, father of) +‎ הֲמוֹן (hăˈmōn, multitude of) as glossed in Genesis 17:4–5;
  • “Father is exalted”, from אַב (aḇ) +‎ רם (rám, exalted, high) (whence also אַבְרָם ('aḇrām, Abram).).[1]

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אַבְרָהָם (avrahámm

  1. a male given name, Avraham, equivalent to English Abraham

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Yiddish

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Proper noun

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אברהם (avrohemm

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of אַבֿרהם (avrohem).