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English

Etymology

From Hebrew דָּן (Dan)

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Dan

Plural
-

Dan

  1. (Biblical) Fifth son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Bilhah.
  2. (Biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Dan.
  3. A male given name of biblical origin.
  4. A nickname for Daniel.
  5. A surname.

Quotations

  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26
    Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Joshua 21:5
    And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the tribe of Manasseh, ten cities.

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Danish

Proper noun

Dan

  1. (Biblical) Dan.
  2. A male given name derived from Old Norse Danr "a Dane" (originally a medieval byname), from Daniel, and from biblical Dan.

Finnish

Proper noun

Dan (stem Dan-*)

  1. (Biblical) Dan.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Dan

  1. (Biblical) Dan.
  2. A male given name derived from Old Norse Danr " a Dane", Daniel, and biblical Dan.

Spanish

Proper noun

Dan

  1. Dan (Biblical character and tribe)

Quotations

  • 1602La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Génesis 35:22b-26
    Ahora bien, los hijos de Israel fueron doce: 23 Los hijos de Lea : Rúben el primogénito de Jacob, y Simeón, y Leví, y Judá, é Issachâr, y Zabulón. 24 Los hijos de Rachêl : José, y Benjamín. 25 Y los hijos de Bilha, sierva de Rachêl : Dan, y Nephtalí. 26 Y los hijos de Zilpa, sierva de Lea : Gad, y Aser. Estos fueron los hijos de Jacob, que le nacieron en Padan-aram.

Swedish

Proper noun

Dan

  1. (Biblical) Dan.
  2. A male given name derived from Old Norse Danr " a Dane", Daniel, and biblical Dan. Casual pet form: Danne.

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