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Etymology 1

Biblical Hebrew Noah or Noach (Hebrew: נוֹחַ or נֹחַ, Standard Nóaḥ Tiberian Nōªḥ; Arabic: نوح, (Nūḥ); "Rest").

Proper noun

Singular
Noah

Plural
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Noah

  1. (Biblical) An Old Testament character who built an ark to save his family and a pair of each species of animal from the Great Flood.
  2. A male given name.
Quotations
  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 7:7
    And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.
  • 1984 Erica Jong: Parachutes & Kisses. ISBN:0451138775 p.354:
    Easy to account for those trends - but what of post-Vietnam America and its generation of little Noahs? Were we expecting a flood momentarily?
Translations

Etymology 2

Rhyming slang, Noah's arkshark.

Noun

Singular
Noah

Plural
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Noah

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A shark.

Danish

Proper noun

Noah

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

German

Proper noun

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

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

Norwegian

Proper noun

Noah

  1. A male given name , an English type spelling of Noa, currently popular.

Swedish

Proper noun

Noah

  1. A male given name, an English type spelling of Noa, currently popular.

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