Abel
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Abel
See also: abel, Ábel, Abèl, -abel, and abel'

English

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William Adolphe Bouguereau's The First Mourning (1888)

Etymology

From Middle English Abel, from Latin Abel, from Ancient Greek ? (Hábel), from Biblical Hebrew (he?el, "breath, vapor; vanity"), possibly from Akkadian (ablu, "son").

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Proper noun

Abel

  1. (biblical) The son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. A patronymic surname​.

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Dutch

Etymology

Ultimately from Ancient Greek ? (Hábel), from Biblical Hebrew (hével).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'a:.b?l/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Abel
  • Rhymes: -a:b?l

Proper noun

Abel m

  1. Abel (Biblical character)
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

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French

Pronunciation

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Abel ?

  1. Abel (biblical character)
  2. A male given name.

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Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese Abel, from Latin Abel, from Ancient Greek ? (Hábel), from Hebrew ‎.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Abel m

  1. (biblical) Abel (son of Adam and Eve)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Abel.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (Abel), from Hebrew (Hebel).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?:bel/
  • Hyphenation: A?bel

Proper noun

Ábel m (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. Abel (son of Adam and Eve)
  2. A male given name.

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Spanish

Proper noun

Abel m

  1. (biblical) Abel
    • 1602 -- La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Génesis 4:8
      Y habló Caín á su hermano Abel: y aconteció que estando ellos en el campo, Caín se levantó contra su hermano Abel, y le mató.
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Abel.

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