See also: Saül, Saúl, and saul

English

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Etymology

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From Hebrew שָׁאוּל (shaúl, asked for). Doublet of Silas.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Saul

  1. (Christianity, Judaism) The first king of Israel in the Old Testament.
  2. (Christianity) The Hebrew name of Apostle Paul in the New Testament.
  3. A male given name from Hebrew.
    • 2000, Peter Abrahams, Crying Wolf, Ballantine Books, →ISBN:
      “You got an uncle named Saul?” “I never mentioned him?” “What are you saying —you got some Jewish guy for an uncle?” “He's not Jewish. It's just a name they have back in the old country.”
  4. A surname.
  5. A village in Fretherne with Saul parish, Stroud district, Gloucestershire, England (OS grid ref SO7409).
  6. A village near Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland.
  7. An unincorporated community in Perry County, Kentucky, United States.

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Estonian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑu̯l/, [ˈsɑu̯l]

Proper noun

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Saul (genitive Sauli, partitive Sauli)

  1. a surname

Finnish

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Etymology

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From Biblical Hebrew שָׁאוּל (shaúl).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑu̯l/, [ˈs̠ɑ̝u̯l]
  • Rhymes: -ɑul
  • Syllabification(key): Saul

Proper noun

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Saul

  1. (biblical) Saul
  2. a male given name

Declension

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Inflection of Saul (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Saul Saulit
genitive Saulin Saulien
partitive Saulia Sauleja
illative Sauliin Sauleihin
singular plural
nominative Saul Saulit
accusative nom. Saul Saulit
gen. Saulin
genitive Saulin Saulien
partitive Saulia Sauleja
inessive Saulissa Sauleissa
elative Saulista Sauleista
illative Sauliin Sauleihin
adessive Saulilla Sauleilla
ablative Saulilta Sauleilta
allative Saulille Sauleille
essive Saulina Sauleina
translative Sauliksi Sauleiksi
abessive Saulitta Sauleitta
instructive Saulein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Saul (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Saulini Saulini
accusative nom. Saulini Saulini
gen. Saulini
genitive Saulini Saulieni
partitive Sauliani Saulejani
inessive Saulissani Sauleissani
elative Saulistani Sauleistani
illative Sauliini Sauleihini
adessive Saulillani Sauleillani
ablative Sauliltani Sauleiltani
allative Saulilleni Sauleilleni
essive Saulinani Sauleinani
translative Saulikseni Sauleikseni
abessive Saulittani Sauleittani
instructive
comitative Sauleineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Saulisi Saulisi
accusative nom. Saulisi Saulisi
gen. Saulisi
genitive Saulisi Sauliesi
partitive Sauliasi Saulejasi
inessive Saulissasi Sauleissasi
elative Saulistasi Sauleistasi
illative Sauliisi Sauleihisi
adessive Saulillasi Sauleillasi
ablative Sauliltasi Sauleiltasi
allative Saulillesi Sauleillesi
essive Saulinasi Sauleinasi
translative Sauliksesi Sauleiksesi
abessive Saulittasi Sauleittasi
instructive
comitative Sauleinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Saulimme Saulimme
accusative nom. Saulimme Saulimme
gen. Saulimme
genitive Saulimme Sauliemme
partitive Sauliamme Saulejamme
inessive Saulissamme Sauleissamme
elative Saulistamme Sauleistamme
illative Sauliimme Sauleihimme
adessive Saulillamme Sauleillamme
ablative Sauliltamme Sauleiltamme
allative Saulillemme Sauleillemme
essive Saulinamme Sauleinamme
translative Sauliksemme Sauleiksemme
abessive Saulittamme Sauleittamme
instructive
comitative Sauleinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Saulinne Saulinne
accusative nom. Saulinne Saulinne
gen. Saulinne
genitive Saulinne Saulienne
partitive Saulianne Saulejanne
inessive Saulissanne Sauleissanne
elative Saulistanne Sauleistanne
illative Sauliinne Sauleihinne
adessive Saulillanne Sauleillanne
ablative Sauliltanne Sauleiltanne
allative Saulillenne Sauleillenne
essive Saulinanne Sauleinanne
translative Sauliksenne Sauleiksenne
abessive Saulittanne Sauleittanne
instructive
comitative Sauleinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Saulinsa Saulinsa
accusative nom. Saulinsa Saulinsa
gen. Saulinsa
genitive Saulinsa Sauliensa
partitive Sauliaan
Sauliansa
Saulejaan
Saulejansa
inessive Saulissaan
Saulissansa
Sauleissaan
Sauleissansa
elative Saulistaan
Saulistansa
Sauleistaan
Sauleistansa
illative Sauliinsa Sauleihinsa
adessive Saulillaan
Saulillansa
Sauleillaan
Sauleillansa
ablative Sauliltaan
Sauliltansa
Sauleiltaan
Sauleiltansa
allative Saulilleen
Saulillensa
Sauleilleen
Sauleillensa
essive Saulinaan
Saulinansa
Sauleinaan
Sauleinansa
translative Saulikseen
Sauliksensa
Sauleikseen
Sauleiksensa
abessive Saulittaan
Saulittansa
Sauleittaan
Sauleittansa
instructive
comitative Sauleineen
Sauleinensa

Statistics

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  • Saul is the 844th (tied with 2 other names) most common male given name in Finland, belonging to 143 male individuals (and as a middle name to 83 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.

Latin

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Etymology

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From Biblical Hebrew שָׁאוּל (shaúl, asked for).

Pronunciation

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(Classical Latin) IPA(key): /ˈsa.uːl/, [ˈs̠äuːɫ̪]

Proper noun

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Saūl m sg (variously declined, genitive Saūl or Saūlis); indeclinable, third declension

  1. Saul, the first king of Israel

Declension

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Indeclinable noun or third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Saūl
Genitive Saūl
Saūlis
Dative Saūl
Saūlī
Accusative Saūl
Saūlem
Ablative Saūl
Saūle
Vocative Saūl

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  • Saul”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Saul in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Old Irish

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Etymology

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From Latin Saūl, from Koine Greek Σαούλ (Saoúl), from Biblical Hebrew שָׁאוּל (šāʾûl).

Proper noun

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Saul m

  1. Saul (first king of Israel)
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 30a3
      Amal nád n-airigther ⁊ nád fintar a ndu·gníther hi suidi, sic ba in fortgidiu ⁊ ba hi temul du·gníth Saul cona muntair intleda ⁊ erelca fri Dauid.
      As what is done in this is not perceived and discovered, so it was covertly and it was in darkness that Saul with his people was making snares and ambushes against David.

Portuguese

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Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ul, (Brazil) -uw
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧ul

Proper noun

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Saul m

  1. (biblical) Saul (first king of Israel)