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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin Ierusalem, Hierusalem, from Latin Hierosolyma, from Ancient Greek Ἰερουσαλήμ (Ierousalḗm), from Biblical Hebrew יְרוּשָׁלַיִם(Yərūšālayim), from a Western Semitic form attested in Ancient Egyptian as

       

(ꜣwšꜣmm), a compound of Semitic *uru (house, town) and *salim, which meant either "peace" or "Shalim", Canaanite goddess of twilight.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: jə-ro͞o'sə-ləm, jə-ro͞o'zə-ləm, IPA(key): /d͡ʒəˈɹuːsələm/, /d͡ʒəˈɹuːzələm/

Proper nounEdit

Jerusalem (plural Jerusalems)

  1. A city in the Judean Mountains, between the Mediterranean and Dead seas, holy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The claimed capital city of both Israel and Palestine.

SynonymsEdit

  • al-Quds (chiefly in Islamic or Arabic contexts)
  • Hierosolyma (chiefly in reference to the ancient Roman or Crusader era city)

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Jerusalem

  1. Jerusalem

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Jerusalem

  1. Jerusalem

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Proper nounEdit

Jerusalem

  1. Jerusalem

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Jerusalem (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Jerusalem
genitive Jerusalemin
partitive Jerusalemia
illative Jerusalemiin
singular plural
nominative Jerusalem
accusative nom. Jerusalem
gen. Jerusalemin
genitive Jerusalemin
partitive Jerusalemia
inessive Jerusalemissa
elative Jerusalemista
illative Jerusalemiin
adessive Jerusalemilla
ablative Jerusalemilta
allative Jerusalemille
essive Jerusalemina
translative Jerusalemiksi
instructive
abessive Jerusalemitta
comitative

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Jerusalem n (genitive Jerusalems)

  1. Jerusalem

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Jerusalem f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Jerusalém

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jɛ²rʉːsaˌlɛm/

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Jerusalem n (genitive Jerusalems)

  1. Jerusalem

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