Prophet

See also: prophet

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Prophet (plural Prophets)

  1. (Christianity, Judaism) Any of the prophets mentioned in the Bible, especially an author of one of the Prophets.
  2. (Christianity, with "the") Jesus.
  3. (Islam, with "the") Muhammad.
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      He would sit crouched up in a corner of the cave all day long, calling upon Allah and the Prophet to protect him.
  4. A surname

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin prophēta, from Ancient Greek προφήτης (prophḗtēs).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁoˈfeːt/
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NounEdit

Prophet m (weak, genitive Propheten, plural Propheten, feminine Prophetin)

  1. prophet

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Further readingEdit

  • Prophet” in Duden online
  • Prophet” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache