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EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שָׂרָה(Sara, lady, princess), from the Biblical figure originally named שָׂרָי(saráy, Sarai: masters, princes).

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Sarah

  1. The wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac in the Bible.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Genesis, 17:15:
      And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
  2. A female given name.
    • 1988, Margaret Atwood, Cat's Eye, page 15:
      I also have two daughters, by now grown up. Their names are Sarah and Anne, good sensible names. - - - I am a believer in sensible choices, so different from many of my own. Also in sensible names for children, because look what happened to Cordelia.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Sarah” in the Collins English Dictionary
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sarah” in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press.
  3. ^ Sarah” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sarah” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Sarah. Used as a modern spelling variant of the traditional Danish Sara.

Proper nounEdit

Sarah

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 9025 females with the given name Sarah (compared to 12 537 named Sara) have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequncy peak in the 1990s. Accessed on March 20th, 2011.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

A spelling variant of the biblical given name Sara.

PronunciationEdit

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Sarah

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [2] MeilleursPrénoms, based on INSEE data: 143 746 females named Sarah, compared to 18 954 named Sara, in France in 1900 - 2009, with the frequency peak in 2000. Accessed on March 29th, 2011.

GermanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈzaːʀa]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧rah

Proper nounEdit

Sarah f

  1. (biblical) Sarah
  2. A female given name.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Sarah. Used as a modern spelling variant of the traditional Norwegian Sara.

Proper nounEdit

Sarah

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [3] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 2899 females with the given name Sarah, compared to 7800 named Sara, living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on March 29th 2011.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Sarah. Used as a modern spelling variant of the traditional Swedish Sara.

Proper nounEdit

Sarah c (genitive Sarahs)

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [4] Statistiska centralbyrån: 6971 females with the given name Sarah (compared to 62 008 named Sara) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on March 29th, 2011.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Sarah.

Proper nounEdit

Sarah

  1. A female given name