إسماعيل

See also: اسماعیل

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EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew יִשְׁמָעֵאל(yishma'él, yišmāʿēl), from יִשְׁמַע אֵל(yishmá' 'él, yišmaʿ ʾēl, God heard).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

إِسْمَاعِيل (ʾismāʿīlm

  1. (Islam, Judaism, Christianity) Ishmael, Ismail
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 2:127:
      وَإِذْ يَرْفَعُ إِبْرٰهِيمُ ٱلْقَوَاعِدَ مِنَ ٱلْبَيْتِ وَإِسْمٰعِيلُ رَبَّنَا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ ٱلسَّمِيعُ ٱلْعَلِيمُ
      wa-ʾiḏ yarfaʿu ʾibrāhīmu l-qawāʿida mina l-bayti wa-ʾismāʿīlu rabbanā taqabbal minnā ʾinnaka ʾanta s-samīʿu l-ʿalīmu
      And [mention] when Abraham was raising the foundations of the House and [with him] Ishmael, [saying], "Our Lord, accept [this] from us. Indeed You are the Hearing, the Knowing.
  2. A male given name

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: Ismail
  • Persian: اسماعیل(esmâ'il)
  • Somali: Ismaaciil
  • Turkish: İsmail

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