See also: judas, Júdás, Jūdas, and judąs

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Iudas, from Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioúdas), from Hebrew יְהוּדָה(y'hudá). Doublet of Judah.

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Judas

  1. (biblical) One of the twelve original Apostles of Jesus, known for his role in Jesus' betrayal into the hands of Roman authorities. Also called Judas Iscariot.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. (religion) Penultimate book of the Bible, with only one chapter, composed of twenty-five verses.

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Judas (plural Judases)

  1. A traitor; a person not to be trusted.
  2. A small hole in a door through which a person can spy without being seen from the other side, used especially in prisons; a Judas-hole.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 706:
      The door was slammed in his face, and the Judas clicked shut, leaving him alone in the draughty street, now smelling of night and approaching snow.
    • 2001, Ken Follett, Jackdaws, Dutton, →ISBN, page 359,
      At the top of the stairs was a heavy door with a peephole. Flick banged on it and stood where her face could be seen through the judas.

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Judas m

  1. (biblical) Judas

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Proper nounEdit

Judas m (genitive Judas')

  1. (biblical) Judas

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Judas m (genitive Judas, plural Judasse)

  1. Judas; traitor

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PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese Judas, from Latin Jūdas, from Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioúdas), from Hebrew יהודה‎.

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Judas m

  1. (biblical) Judas (name of two of the Apostles)

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Judas m, f (plural Judas)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of judas

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxudas/, [ˈxuðas]

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Judas m

  1. (bible) Jude (the book of the Bible)
  2. (biblical) Judas (one of the Apostles)
    Synonym: Judas Iscariote

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SwedishEdit

 
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Judas

  1. (biblical) Judas

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