jacob

jacob

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Middle Dutch

Alternative forms

  • jacobus

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Hebrew יעקב(ya'aqóbh, literally heel-grabber).

Noun

jācob m

  1. A male given name

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: Jacob, Jakob, Jacobus, Jakobus
    • Afrikaans: Jacob, Jakob, Jacobus, Jakobus
    • ⇒ Dutch: Jaap, Jeep, Jap, Jop (diminutive)
      • West Frisian: Jappe
        • West Frisian: Japik (diminutive)
      • Dutch: Japie (diminutive)
    • Dutch: Jim (diminutive)
    • Dutch: Coos, Cobus, Koos, Kobus, Kobbe, Kobe (diminutive)
      • Dutch: Koosje (diminutive)

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