See also: paul and pa'ul

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Paulus, from paulus (small).

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Paul

  1. In the New Testament, Saul, Apostle to the Gentiles and author of fourteen epistles.
  2. A male given name from Latin of biblical origin.
    • 1848 Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son: Chapter 1:
      'He will be christened Paul, my - Mrs Dombey - of course.'
      She feebly echoed, 'Of course,' or rather expressed it by the motion of her lips, and closed her eyes again.
      'His father's name, Mrs Dombey, and his grandfather's! I wish his grandfather were alive this day! There is some inconvenience in the necessity of writing Junior,' said Mr Dombey, making a fictitious autograph on his knee; 'but it is merely of a private and personal complexion. It doesn't enter into the correspondence of the House. Its signature remains the same.'
  3. A patronymic surname, from given names​.
  4. A city in Idaho.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Paul, from Latin Paulus, paulus (small).

Proper nounEdit

Paul

  1. a male given name from Latin

CimbrianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paul

  1. A male given name from Latin, equivalent to English Paul.

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DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paul

  1. A male given name, a variant of the much more popular Poul.

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paul

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Paul.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Swedish, German or English Paul. Cognate with the older Finnish Paavo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑu̯l/, [ˈpɑu̯l]
  • Rhymes: -ɑul
  • Syllabification: Paul

Proper nounEdit

Paul

  1. A male given name.
    • 1946 Anni Swan, Pauli on koditon, WSOY (1960), page 21:
      —Sanohan ensin mikä nimesi on?
      —Pauli.
      —Pauli, toisti Anna hitaasti. Minulla oli ennen pieni, Paul niminen veli, lisäsi hän.

Usage notesEdit

  • More common in the vernacular form Pauli.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Paul (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Paul Paulit
genitive Paulin Paulien
partitive Paulia Pauleja
illative Pauliin Pauleihin
singular plural
nominative Paul Paulit
accusative nom. Paul Paulit
gen. Paulin
genitive Paulin Paulien
partitive Paulia Pauleja
inessive Paulissa Pauleissa
elative Paulista Pauleista
illative Pauliin Pauleihin
adessive Paulilla Pauleilla
ablative Paulilta Pauleilta
allative Paulille Pauleille
essive Paulina Pauleina
translative Pauliksi Pauleiksi
instructive Paulein
abessive Paulitta Pauleitta
comitative Pauleineen
Possessive forms of Paul (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Paulini Paulimme
2nd person Paulisi Paulinne
3rd person Paulinsa

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FrenchEdit

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Paul m

  1. Paul (biblical figure)
  2. A male given name.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: Pòl

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paul m (genitive Pauls)

  1. A male given name, feminine equivalent Paula, Paulina, or Pauline, equivalent to English Paul

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ItalianEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English Paul.

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Paul m or f

  1. A male given name and surname in English

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from German Paul.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paul m or f

  1. A male given name and surname in German

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from French Paul.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpol/, (careful style) /ˈpɔl/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ol, (careful style) -ɔl

Proper nounEdit

Paul m

  1. A male given name in French

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Paul in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Paul m (feminine Paula)

  1. A male given name.

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PolishEdit

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Paul m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

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Masculine surname

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

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SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of Latin Paulus. Cognate with English Paul.

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Paul c (genitive Pauls)

  1. A male given name

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