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proper noun 
  1. (context, Judaism, Christianity, Islam) A prophet in the Old Testament and Koran; the Semitic patriarch, father of the Jewish patriarch Isaac (by his wife Sarah) and the Arab patriarch Ishmael (by his concubine Hagar).
  2. (given name, male, from Hebrew, ).
  3. A surname.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Ab, Ap, Appie, Bram, Brammetje, Brampie, Abram
  • French: Abraham
  • German: Abe, Abel, Abi, Bram, Abbe, Abbo
  • Italian: Abramo
Etymology: From Latin, Abraham < Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (Abraam) < (Hebr.) , ÖÖÖÖ (ÊAárÄhÄm). Glossed as , Ö (av = 'father') + (hamon = 'multitude') "father of a multitude (of nations)" in Genesis; or from Hebrew , ÖÖÖ, 'exalted father' or 'my father is exalted', from , Ö (av = 'father') + , Ö (ram = 'high', 'lofty').


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