Gabriel

See also: gabriel, Gabríel, and Gabriël

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Gabriel, from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ (Gabrīḗl), from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל(gaḇrīʾḗl, God is my strong man), from גֶּבֶר(géver, strong man, hero) and אֵל(ʾēl, God, deity), from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-. Doublet of Jibril.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeɪbɹi.əl/
    • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel

  1. A male given name from Hebrew.
    • 1629, Thomas Adams, Meditations upon Creed, The Works of Thomas Adams, James Nichol (1862), volume 3, page 212:
      Yea, it seems to me not fit for Christian humility to call a man Gabriel or Michael, giving the names of angels to the sons of mortality.
    • 1986, Paul Bailey, Gabriel's Lament, Viking, published 1987, →ISBN, page 20:
      "I'm the only Gabriel in the whole school," I told my father. "You don't have to whisper it from the tomb, lad. You should thank your mother and me for giving you a handle that people notice. You ought to be pleased, not down in the dumps. Backstreet Gabriels aren't bumped into on every corner, remember.
  2. An archangel associated in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, with carrying messages from God.
  3. A surname originating as a patronymic.

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TranslationsEdit

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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

  1. Gabriel

CzechEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

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

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

  1. a male given name

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Gabriel: Gabrielsson
  • daughter of Gabriel: Gabrielsdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Gabriel
Accusative Gabriel
Dative Gabrieli
Genitive Gabriels

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ (Gabrīḗl), from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל(gaḇrīʾḗl).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑ(ː)briel/, [ˈɡɑ(ː)brie̞l]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbriel
  • Syllabification(key): gab‧ri‧el

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Gabriel (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Gabriel Gabrielit
genitive Gabrielin Gabrielien
partitive Gabrielia Gabrieleja
illative Gabrieliin Gabrieleihin
singular plural
nominative Gabriel Gabrielit
accusative nom. Gabriel Gabrielit
gen. Gabrielin
genitive Gabrielin Gabrielien
partitive Gabrielia Gabrieleja
inessive Gabrielissa Gabrieleissa
elative Gabrielista Gabrieleista
illative Gabrieliin Gabrieleihin
adessive Gabrielilla Gabrieleilla
ablative Gabrielilta Gabrieleilta
allative Gabrielille Gabrieleille
essive Gabrielina Gabrieleina
translative Gabrieliksi Gabrieleiksi
instructive Gabrielein
abessive Gabrielitta Gabrieleitta
comitative Gabrieleineen
Possessive forms of Gabriel (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Gabrielini Gabrielimme
2nd person Gabrielisi Gabrielinne
3rd person Gabrielinsa

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel

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DescendantsEdit

  • Alemannic German: Gaabi

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡaːbʀiˌeːl]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ga‧bri‧el

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ (Gabrīḗl), from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל(gaḇrīʾḗl, God is my strong man), from גֶּבֶר(géver, strong man, hero) and אֵל(ʾēl, God).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriēl m (indeclinable)

  1. Gabriel

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Gabriel in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

NormanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

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

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m pers (diminutive Gabryś)

  1. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel
  2. Gabriel (archangel)

DeclensionEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel f pl

  1. genitive plural of Gabriela

Further readingEdit

  • Gabriel in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Gabriel in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ɡa.bɾiˈɛw/ [ɡa.bɾɪˈɛʊ̯], (faster pronunciation) /ɡaˈbɾjɛw/ [ɡaˈbɾjɛʊ̯]
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɡɐ.bɾiˈɛl/ [ɡɐ.βɾiˈɛɫ], (faster pronunciation) /ɡɐˈbɾjɛl/ [ɡɐˈβɾjɛɫ]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɛl, (Brazil) -ɛw
  • Hyphenation: Ga‧bri‧el

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

  1. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel
  2. (Christianity, Judaism) Gabriel (archangel who carries messages from God)

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m (genitive singular Gabriela, nominative plural Gabrielovia, declension pattern of chlap)

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

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Gabriel in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈbɾjel/ [ɡaˈβ̞ɾjel]
  • Rhymes: -el
  • Hyphenation: Ga‧briel

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel m

  1. Gabriel (Archangel)
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gabriel c (genitive Gabriels)

  1. Gabriel (Archangel).
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Gabriel.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Gab‧ri‧el
  • IPA(key): /ɡabɾiˈel/, [ɡɐbˈɾjel]

Proper nounEdit

Gabriél

  1. (biblical) Gabriel
  2. a male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English Gabriel
  3. a surname from Spanish

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StatisticsEdit

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Gabriel is the 108th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 54,263 individuals.