Jerusalem

EnglishEdit

 
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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

AwwSAAmmN25

(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/
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Proper nounEdit

Jerusalem (plural Jerusalems)

  1. A city in the Judean Mountains, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea, holy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam; the claimed (and de-facto) capital city of Israel; the claimed capital city 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)

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Proper nounEdit

Jerusalem

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

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Jerusalem

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

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Proper nounEdit

Jerusalem

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

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
Possessive forms of Jerusalem (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Jerusalemini Jerusalemimme
2nd person Jerusalemisi Jerusaleminne
3rd person Jerusaleminsa

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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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Jerusalem f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Jerusalém

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jɛ²rʉːsaˌlɛm/

Proper nounEdit

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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