Moses

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Etymology

From Latin Mōsēs, Mōȳsēs, from Ancient Greek Μωυσῆς (Mōusês), from Biblical Hebrew מֹשֶׁה(mōše). Further etymology is unclear, but it is sometimes conjectured to derive from Egyptian
mss
(msj, to give birth to), a common element in Egyptian names of the form ‘[name of deity] is the one who bore him’; or, alternatively, contains Egyptian
N35A
(mw, water).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈməʊzɪs/, /ˈməʊzɪz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmoʊzəz/, /ˈmoʊzəs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊzɪz, -əʊzɪs

Proper noun

Templet:en-proper noun

  1. The pharaonic patriarch who led the slaved Hebrews out of Egypt, the brother of Aaron and Miriam described in the Book of Exodus and the Quran.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. A surname, from given names​.
  4. A dialect of the Columbia-Wenatchi language
  5. (US, African American culture) pseudonym for Harriet Tubman

Synonyms

(Jewish male given name):

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Noun

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  1. A large flatboat used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.

Interjection

Templet:en-interj

  1. An exclamation of shock.

See also

Moses” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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