See also: abel, Ábel, Abèl, -abel, abel-, and abel'

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William Adolphe Bouguereau's The First Mourning (1888)

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From Middle English Abel, from Old English Ābel, from Latin Abel, from Ancient Greek Ἅβελ (Hábel), from Biblical Hebrew הֶבֶל (heḇel, breath, vapor; vanity), possibly from Akkadian 𒌉𒍑 (ablu, son).

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Abel

  1. (biblical) The son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. A surname originating as a patronymic.

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Dutch

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἅβελ (Hábel), from Biblical Hebrew הֶבֶל (hével).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.bəl/
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  • Hyphenation: Abel
  • Rhymes: -aːbəl

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Abel m

  1. Abel (Biblical character)
  2. a male given name of biblical origin
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Abel m

  1. Abel (biblical character)
  2. a diminutive of the male given names Abeau or Abelin

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Abel m

  1. a male given name

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Latin

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἅβελ (Hábel), itself from Biblical Hebrew הֶ֫בֶל (heḇel). The vowel, while short by etymology, is shown to be carrying stress by the descended Italian Abele and Spanish Abel.

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Abē̆l m sg (variously declined, genitive Abē̆lis or Abē̆l); indeclinable, third declension

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

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Third-declension noun or indeclinable noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Abē̆l
Genitive Abē̆lis
Abē̆l
Dative Abē̆lī
Abē̆l
Accusative Abē̆lem
Abē̆l
Ablative Abē̆le
Abē̆l
Vocative Abē̆l

Old English

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From Latin Abel, from Ancient Greek Ἅβελ (Hábel), from Hebrew הֶ֫בֶל

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Abel m

  1. (biblical) Abel, the brother of Cain and the first murder victim

Portuguese

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From Old Galician-Portuguese Abel, from Latin Abel, from Ancient Greek Ἅβελ (Hábel), from Hebrew הֶ֫בֶל.

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  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐˈbɛl/ [ɐˈβɛɫ]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐˈbɛ.li/ [ɐˈβɛ.li]

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -ɛw, (Portugal) -ɛl
  • Hyphenation: A‧bel

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Abel m

  1. (biblical) Abel (son of Adam and Eve)
  2. a male given name, equivalent to English Abel

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek Ἅβελ (Hábel), from Hebrew הבל (Hebel).

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  • IPA(key): /ǎːbel/
  • Hyphenation: A‧bel

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Ábel m (Cyrillic spelling А́бел)

  1. Abel (son of Adam and Eve)
  2. a male given name

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Spanish

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  • IPA(key): /aˈbel/ [aˈβ̞el]
  • Rhymes: -el
  • Syllabification: A‧bel

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Abel m

  1. (biblical) Abel
    • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), Génesis 4:8:
      Y habló Caín á su hermano Abel: y aconteció que estando ellos en el campo, Caín se levantó contra su hermano Abel, y le mató.
      And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
      (KJV)
  2. a male given name, equivalent to English Abel
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