See also: Davíð, Dávið, Dávid, and Davìd

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Michelangelo's sculpture of the Biblical figure David.

Etymology edit

From Middle English David, Davyd, Davyde, from Old English Dauid, David, from Latin David, Davidus, from Koine Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), Δαβίδ (Dabíd), borrowed from Biblical Hebrew דּוד(Dāwîḏ, literally beloved).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeɪvɪd/
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David (countable and uncountable, plural Davids)

  1. A male given name from Hebrew.
    • 1994, Caroline Knapp, The Merry Recluse: A Life in Essays, Counterpoint Press, published 2004, →ISBN, page 169:
      David Copperfield. Dwight David Eisenhower. Michelangelo's David. None of these Davids would seem the same if their names were Dave. David, with its final "d", sounds finished and complete, whereas Dave just kind of hangs there in the air, indefinitely.
    • 2000, Anne Rice, Merrick, Ballantine Books, published 2001, →ISBN, page 157:
      Well, don't think I'll settle for so little, Mr. Talbot. Or should I call you David? I think you look like a David, you know, righteous and clean living and all of that.
  2. (biblical) The second king of Judah and Israel, the successor of Saul in the Old Testament.
  3. A surname originating as a patronymic common in Wales, in honor of the ancient Saint David of Wales.
  4. (rare) A female given name, often combined with a feminine middle name (e.g. David Ann).
  5. A place name:
    1. A city, the capital of Chiriquí province, Panama.
    2. A former unincorporated community in Mitchell County, Iowa, United States.
    3. An unincorporated community and coal town in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.

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David m

  1. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David

Cebuano edit

Etymology edit

From English David, from Koine Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), Δαβίδ (Dabíd), from the Biblical Hebrew דּוד(Dāwîḏ, literally beloved). Also from Spanish David.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: da‧vid
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David

  1. a male given name from English
  2. (biblical) David

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David m anim

  1. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David

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David

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

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Etymology edit

Ultimately from Latin David, from Ancient Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), from Biblical Hebrew דָּוִד‎.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaː.vɪt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid

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David m

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David
  3. a surname originating as a patronymic

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /da.vid/, (archaic or regional) /da.vi/
  • (file)

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David m

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David
  3. a surname originating as a patronymic

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaːvɪt/ (normal)
    • IPA(key): [ˈdäːvɪt] (most regions)
    • IPA(key): [ˈdäːvit] (Bavaria, Austria)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdaːˌviːt/ (some speakers in the very north of Germany)
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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid

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David m (proper noun, strong, genitive Davids)

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David

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Hungarian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɒvid]
  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
  • Rhymes: -id

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David

  1. David

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Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative David Davidek
accusative Davidet Davideket
dative Davidnek Davideknek
instrumental Daviddel Davidekkel
causal-final Davidért Davidekért
translative Daviddé Davidekké
terminative Davidig Davidekig
essive-formal Davidként Davidekként
essive-modal
inessive Davidben Davidekben
superessive Daviden Davideken
adessive Davidnél Davideknél
illative Davidbe Davidekbe
sublative Davidre Davidekre
allative Davidhez Davidekhez
elative Davidből Davidekből
delative Davidről Davidekről
ablative Davidtől Davidektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Davidé Davideké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Davidéi Davidekéi
Possessive forms of David
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Davidem Davidjeim
2nd person sing. Davided Davidjeid
3rd person sing. Davidje Davidjei
1st person plural Davidünk Davidjeink
2nd person plural Davidetek Davidjeitek
3rd person plural Davidjük Davidjeik

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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin Dāvīd, from Ancient Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), from Hebrew דָּוִד(davíd).

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David m

  1. a male given name, variant of Davide

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from English David.

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David m

  1. A male given name in English

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 David in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Kapampangan edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
  • IPA(key): /dəˈbid/, [dəˈbiːd]

Etymology 1 edit

From Spanish David.

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Davíd

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Spanish

Etymology 2 edit

Introduced through the Catálogo alfabético de apellidos.

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Davíd

  1. a common surname

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), from Biblical Hebrew דָּוִד(Davíd).

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Dāvīd m (indeclinable) and Dāvīd m sg (genitive Dāvīdis); third declension

  1. David
    • Vulgata Clementina Liber I Regum.Caput 20.3:
      Et iuravit rursum Davidi.
      And he swore again to David.

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Normally indeclinable, but third declension forms occasionally occur.

Case Singular
Nominative Dāvīd
Genitive Dāvīdis
Dative Dāvīdī
Accusative Dāvīda
Dāvīdem
Ablative Dāvīde
Vocative Dāvīd

References edit

David” in the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL Open Access), Berlin (formerly Leipzig): De Gruyter (formerly Teubner), 1900–present

Maltese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian Davide, from Latin David, from Ancient Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), from Hebrew דָּוִד(davíd). The alternative pronunciation from English David, from the same source.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaː.vɪt/ (traditional; still always for the King David)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛj.vɪt/ (predominantly as a contemporary name)

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David m

  1. David (given name)

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David

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English David. Doublet of Davi.

Pronunciation edit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /dejˈvi.d͡ʒi/ [deɪ̯ˈvi.d͡ʒi], /dejˈvid͡ʒ/ [deɪ̯ˈvid͡ʒ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /dejˈvid͡ʒ/ [deɪ̯ˈvid͡ʒ], /dejˈvi.d͡ʒi/ [deɪ̯ˈvi.d͡ʒi]
 

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David m

  1. a male given name from English, equivalent to English David

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic Давꙑдъ (Davydŭ), from Koine Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), Δαβίδ (Dabíd), from Biblical Hebrew דּוד(Dāwîḏ, literally beloved).

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David m

  1. A village in Văleni, Neamț, Romania
  2. a male given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English David
  3. a surname

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /daˈbid/ [d̪aˈβ̞ið̞]
  • Rhymes: -id
  • Syllabification: Da‧vid

Proper noun edit

David m

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David

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Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Vulgate Latin David, ultimately of Hebrew origin. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in runes around 1200.

Interjection edit

David

  1. The letter "D" in the Swedish spelling alphabet

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David c (genitive Davids)

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English David

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References edit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 51 009 males with the given name David living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Tagalog edit

Etymology 1 edit

From English David.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
  • IPA(key): /ˈdejvid/, [ˈdɛɪ̯.vɪd]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdejbid/, [ˈdɛɪ̯.bɪd]

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David (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜒᜌ᜔ᜊᜒᜇ᜔)

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from English

Etymology 2 edit

From Spanish David.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
  • IPA(key): /daˈvid/, [dɐˈvid]
  • IPA(key): /daˈbid/, [dɐˈbid]

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Davíd (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜊᜒᜇ᜔)

  1. (biblical) David
  2. a male given name from Spanish

Etymology 3 edit

From Kapampangan David. Introduced through the Catálogo alfabético de apellidos.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
  • IPA(key): /daˈvid/, [dɐˈvid]
  • IPA(key): /daˈbid/, [dɐˈbid]

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Davíd (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜊᜒᜇ᜔)

  1. A surname in Kapampangan