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Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives

Etymology edit

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

AwwSAAmmN25

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

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  • enPR: jə-ro͞o'sə-ləm, jə-ro͞o'zə-ləm, IPA(key): /d͡ʒəˈɹuːsələm/, /d͡ʒəˈɹuːzələm/
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Jerusalem (countable and uncountable, plural Jerusalems)

  1. A city in the Holy Land between the Mediterranean Sea and Dead Sea, holy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam; the claimed capital city of Israel and of Palestine.
    Synonyms: (chiefly in Islamic or Arabic contexts) al-Quds, (chiefly in reference to the ancient Roman or Crusader era city) Hierosolyma
    Meronyms: East Jerusalem (EJ, East al-Quds); West Jerusalem (WJ)
  2. A poem by William Blake, subtitled 'The Emanation of the Giant Albion', used as an unofficial national anthem in England.
  3. A number of places elsewhere, usually named after the city in the Holy Land:
    1. A place in the United States:
      1. A census-designated place in Conway County, Arkansas.
      2. An unincorporated community in Harford County, Maryland.
      3. An unincorporated community in Lima Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan.
      4. A town in Yates County, New York.
      5. A township in Lucas County, Ohio.
      6. A village in Monroe County, Ohio.
      7. An unincorporated community in the town of Narragansett, Washington County, Rhode Island.
      8. Former name of Courtland, Southampton County, Virginia.
    2. A suburban area in Skellingthorpe parish, North Kesteven district, Lincolnshire, England (OS grid ref TF9171).
    3. A settlement in the Manawatu-Wanganui region, New Zealand, also known as Hiruharama, the Maori name. [1]
    4. Synonym of Hiruharama, Gisborne District, New Zealand.

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Jerusalem

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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Jerusalem f

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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Jerusalem

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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Etymology edit

From Late Latin Ierusalem, Hierusalem, from Latin Hierosolyma, from Ancient Greek Ἰερουσαλήμ (Ierousalḗm), from Biblical Hebrewיְרוּשָׁלַיִם(Yərūšālayim), which see for more.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjerusɑlem/, [ˈje̞ruˌs̠ɑ̝le̞m]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlem
  • Syllabification(key): Je‧ru‧sa‧lem

Proper noun edit

Jerusalem

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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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
abessive Jerusalemitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Jerusalem (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Jerusalemini
accusative nom. Jerusalemini
gen. Jerusalemini
genitive Jerusalemini
partitive Jerusalemiani
inessive Jerusalemissani
elative Jerusalemistani
illative Jerusalemiini
adessive Jerusalemillani
ablative Jerusalemiltani
allative Jerusalemilleni
essive Jerusaleminani
translative Jerusalemikseni
abessive Jerusalemittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Jerusalemisi
accusative nom. Jerusalemisi
gen. Jerusalemisi
genitive Jerusalemisi
partitive Jerusalemiasi
inessive Jerusalemissasi
elative Jerusalemistasi
illative Jerusalemiisi
adessive Jerusalemillasi
ablative Jerusalemiltasi
allative Jerusalemillesi
essive Jerusaleminasi
translative Jerusalemiksesi
abessive Jerusalemittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Jerusalemimme
accusative nom. Jerusalemimme
gen. Jerusalemimme
genitive Jerusalemimme
partitive Jerusalemiamme
inessive Jerusalemissamme
elative Jerusalemistamme
illative Jerusalemiimme
adessive Jerusalemillamme
ablative Jerusalemiltamme
allative Jerusalemillemme
essive Jerusaleminamme
translative Jerusalemiksemme
abessive Jerusalemittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Jerusaleminne
accusative nom. Jerusaleminne
gen. Jerusaleminne
genitive Jerusaleminne
partitive Jerusalemianne
inessive Jerusalemissanne
elative Jerusalemistanne
illative Jerusalemiinne
adessive Jerusalemillanne
ablative Jerusalemiltanne
allative Jerusalemillenne
essive Jerusaleminanne
translative Jerusalemiksenne
abessive Jerusalemittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Jerusaleminsa
accusative nom. Jerusaleminsa
gen. Jerusaleminsa
genitive Jerusaleminsa
partitive Jerusalemiaan
Jerusalemiansa
inessive Jerusalemissaan
Jerusalemissansa
elative Jerusalemistaan
Jerusalemistansa
illative Jerusalemiinsa
adessive Jerusalemillaan
Jerusalemillansa
ablative Jerusalemiltaan
Jerusalemiltansa
allative Jerusalemilleen
Jerusalemillensa
essive Jerusaleminaan
Jerusaleminansa
translative Jerusalemikseen
Jerusalemiksensa
abessive Jerusalemittaan
Jerusalemittansa
instructive
comitative

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  • IPA(key): /jeˈʁuːzaˌlɛm/, /-ˌleːm/
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Jerusalem n (proper noun, genitive Jerusalems or (optionally with an article) Jerusalem)

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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Jerusalem f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Jerusalém

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  • IPA(key): /jɛ²rʉːsaˌlɛm/

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Jerusalem n (genitive Jerusalems)

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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  • IPA(key): /jɛˈʀusalɛm/
  • Rhymes: -alɛm
  • Syllabification: Je‧ru‧sa‧lem

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Jerusalem m inan

  1. Jerusalem (the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city of Palestine)

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