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EtymologyEdit

From Biblical Hebrew אֲרִיאֵל(ari'él, literally lion of God), a compound of אֲרִי(arí, lion) and אֵל(él, God).

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Ariel

  1. (biblical) A name for the city of Jerusalem, the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of modern Israel, and the claimed capital city of modern Palestine.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew, also ascribed to spirits and angels in English literature.
    • :
      Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.
    • 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [] (First Folio), London: [] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals)]:
      :Scene ii:
      All hail, great master! grave sir, hail! I come / To answer thy best pleasure; be't to fly, / To swim, to dive into the fire, to ride / On the curl'd clouds; to thy strong bidding task / Ariel and all his quality.
    • 1667 John Milton, Paradise Lost/Book VI:
      Nor stood unmindful Abdiel to annoy / The Atheist crew, but with redoubl’d blow / Ariel and Arioc, and the violence / Of Ramiel scorcht and blasted overthrew.
    • 1714 Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock:
      Of these am I, who thy Protection claim, / A watchful Sprite, and Ariel is my Name.
    • 1979 Phyllis Chesler, With Child, Crowell, →ISBN, page 121:
      You don't look like a Daniel (your pre-chosen name). There's something fierce and tawny about you. You're the Lion! You're Ariel: God's Lion. You'll be my father Leon's namesake — and for your father, you'll have a Hebrew name.
      I dub thee Ariel, faery spirit of my tempest. You'll be my Jerusalem...
  3. A female given name from Hebrew, used mainly since the 1980s.
    • 1992 Kristina Logan, The Right Man for Loving, Thorndike Press, →ISBN, page 190:
      "I'm going to name her Ariel," Laura said, ignoring them completely as she stared down at the baby. "The boys like the name because it's the same as the girl in the Little Mermaid movie. And I like it, because it's pretty."
  4. (astronomy) The brightest moon of the planet Uranus.
  5. A Israeli settlement and city in the central West Bank.

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EtymologyEdit

From English Ariel. Also from Spanish Ariel. Both from Biblical Hebrew אֲרִיאֵל(ari'él, literally lion of God), a compound of אֲרִי(arí, lion) and אֵל(él, God).

The female given name is from Ariel, the titular character of the 1989 Disney animated film The Little Mermaid.

Proper nounEdit

Ariel

  1. a male given name from Hebrew
  2. a female given name
  3. (astronomy) Ariel; one of the moons of Uranus
  4. (biblical) Ariel (a name for the city of Jerusalem, the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of modern Israel, and the claimed capital city of modern Palestine)
  5. the archangel Ariel
  6. A city in the central West Bank

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:Ariel.


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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːʁi̯eːl/
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈaːʁi̯ɛl/
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Proper nounEdit

Ariel

  1. (biblical) Ariel, a name for the city of Jerusalem
  2. (astronomy) Ariel, a moon of Uranus

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Ariel m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Ariel

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Ariel f

  1. (astronomy) Ariel (moon of Uranus)
  2. Ariel (a city in the West Bank)
  3. A female given name, equivalent to English Ariel

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈɾjel/, [aˈɾjel]

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Ariel m

  1. A male given name from Biblical Hebrew