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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Aaron, from Ancient Greek Ἀαρών (Aarṓn), from Hebrew אַהֲרֹן (ʾAhărōn), of unknown meaning, possibly meaning “bearer of martyrs”, or perhaps also, or instead, related to the Ancient Egyptian aha rw (“warrior lion”), though it has been suggested to also mean “elevated”, “exalted” or “high mountain”.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Aaron (plural Aarons)

  1. The elder brother of Moses in the Book of the Exodus, and in the Quran.
  2. A male given name.
    • 1969 Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint, Random House, 2002, page 145:
      - - - the Junior Prom with boys whose names are right out of the grade-school reader, not Aaron and Arnold and Marvin, but Johnny and Billy and Jimmy and Tod. Not Portnoy or Pincus, but Smith and Jones and Brown!
  3. A surname​.

Usage notesEdit

  • The given name was exclusively Jewish in the Middle Ages, taken up by Gentiles in the 17th century, and popular among both at the end of the 20th century.

Derived termsEdit

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TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Aaron (plural Aarons)

  1. (archaic, thieves' cant) The leader of a group of thieves.[6]

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1937, Michael de Angelis, The correct pronunciation of Latin according to Roman usage
  2. ^ 2006, L. Olausson and C. Sangster, Oxford BBC Guide to Pronunciation (Oxford University Press), page 1.
  3. ^ “Pronunciation Guide”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accessed 2013-05-01
  4. ^ Oxford English Dictionary (2013)
  5. ^ 1994, Bible Pronunciation Guide (edited by William O. Walker III, published by Harper Collins, →ISBN)
  6. ^ Farmer, John Stephen (1890) Slang and Its Analogues[2], volume 1, page 2

CatalanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Aaron m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Aaron

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Aaron

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Aaron.

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːron/, [ˈɑːro̞n]
  • Hyphenation: Aa‧ron

Proper nounEdit

Aaron

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Aaron.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Aaron (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative Aaron Aaronit
genitive Aaronin Aaronien
Aaroneiden
Aaroneitten
partitive Aaronia Aaroneita
Aaroneja
illative Aaroniin Aaroneihin
singular plural
nominative Aaron Aaronit
accusative nom. Aaron Aaronit
gen. Aaronin
genitive Aaronin Aaronien
Aaroneiden
Aaroneitten
partitive Aaronia Aaroneita
Aaroneja
inessive Aaronissa Aaroneissa
elative Aaronista Aaroneista
illative Aaroniin Aaroneihin
adessive Aaronilla Aaroneilla
ablative Aaronilta Aaroneilta
allative Aaronille Aaroneille
essive Aaronina Aaroneina
translative Aaroniksi Aaroneiksi
instructive Aaronein
abessive Aaronitta Aaroneitta
comitative Aaroneineen

Proper nounEdit

Aaron

  1. genitive singular of Aaro

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Aaron

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Aaron

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaːʀɔn/
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Proper nounEdit

Aaron m (genitive Aarons, no plural)

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Aaron

Related termsEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew אהרן (Ahărōn).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Aarōn m (indeclinable)

  1. Aaron (biblical figure)