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Daniel

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A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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See also Daniël

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek Δανιήλ (Dānīēl), from Hebrew דניּאל (daniyél), God is my judge). Name borne from the prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel. [Oxford Names Companion, The]

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈdæn.jəl/ (male)
  • SAMPA: /"d{n.j@l/ (male)
  • enPR: Dăn'yel f., Dăn'yŭl m.

Wikipedia has an article about Book of Daniel
Wikisource has the full text of various Bibles
Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

Proper noun

Singular
Daniel

Plural
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Daniel (Dan·iel)

  1. The book in the Old Testament of the Bible.
  2. (Biblical) The prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel.
  3. A male given name in regular use since the Middle Ages and recently quite popular.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1)A female given name.
  5. A surname.
  6. A location in the state of Wyoming in the United States (Zip Code: 83115). (From the U.S. Census Bureau 1990)

Quotations

  • ~1594 William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice: Act IV, Scene I:
    A Daniel come to judgment! yea, a Daniel!
    O wise young judge, how do I honour thee!

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Czech

Proper noun

Daniel m.

  1. A male given name, cognate to Daniel

Danish

Proper noun

Daniel

  1. (Biblical) Daniel
  2. A male given name.

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Finnish

Proper noun

Daniel

  1. (Biblical) Daniel.
  2. A male given name.

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French

Proper noun

Daniel m.

  1. (Biblical) Daniel.
  2. A male given name

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German

Proper noun

Daniel [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Daniel]]

  1. (Biblical) Daniel.
  2. A male given name.

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Latin

Proper noun

Daniel (genitive Danielis); m., third declension

  1. (Biblical) Daniel.

Inflection

Third declension (3).

Number Singular Plural
nominative Daniel Danielēs
genitive Danielis Danielum
dative Danielī Danielibus
accusative Danielem Danielēs
ablative Daniele Danielibus
vocative Daniel Danielēs

Norwegian

Proper noun

Daniel

  1. (Biblical) Daniel
  2. A male given name.

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Slovak

Etymology

From Hebrew דניאל

Proper noun

Daniel m., Danielovia or Danieli pl.
Daniel stem
declension pattern chlap
  1. Daniel. Familiars: Daňo m., Danko m.

Spanish

Proper noun

Daniel (m)

  1. (Biblical) Daniel.
  2. A male given name.

Swedish

Proper noun

Daniel

  1. (Biblical) Daniel.
  2. A male given name.

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