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Headword: Νῶε
Adler number: nu,531
Translated headword: Noe, Noah
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name.
From the [verb] νῶ , [meaning] "I dive/swim."[1]
Greek Original:
Νῶε: ὄνομα κύριον. παρὰ τὸ νῶ, τὸ κολυμβῶ.
Note:
[1] A Greek etymology for the Hebrew name נח Noaḥ, which most likely comes from the Hebrew root meaning "to rest". For the verb see nu 226, nu 527, etc.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 January 2003@00:57:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 January 2003@05:26:12.
Raphael Finkel (Added Hebrew and Hebrew etymology) on 11 August 2004@16:41:29.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2013@08:06:56.

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