Proper-name Sentence Examples
It could be explained as a contraction of Malachiah, messenger of Yahweh "; but the Septuagint is probably right in not regarding it as a proper name (" by the hand of His messenger ").
His proper name was Tommaso 1 de Vio, but he adopted that of Cajetan from his birthplace.
His proper name was Bruno; the family to which he belonged was of noble rank, and through his father he was related to the emperor Conrad II.
The use of "Adam" (×•×—×•×”) as a proper name is an early error.
Into the question whether the original story did not give a proper name which was afterwards modified into "Adam" - important as this question is - we cannot here enter.Advertisement
Perrot or Pierrot, the diminutive of the proper name Pierre), the name given 1 "Parakeet" (in Shakespeare, i Hen.
In both societies he was known as Il Lasca or Leuciscus, and this pseudonym is still frequently substituted for his proper name.
The best example of this is the familiar one of the St Lawrence, which may be said to begin as Nipigon river and to take the names St Mary's, St Clair, Detroit and Niagara, before finally flowing from Lake Ontario to the sea under its proper name.
There was no one particular god called Baal; the word is not a proper name but an appellative, a description of the deity as owner or mistress; and the same is the case with Milk or Melek, 'Adon, 'Amma, which mean king, lord, mother.
In technical biology each species is designated by two words, one for the genus, printed with an initial capital, and one for the particular species, printed without an initial capital in Zoology, whilst in Botany the habit once common to both subjects is retained, and the specific name if derived from a proper name is printed with a capital.Advertisement
Mahomet seems for a while to have entertained the thought of adopting al-Rahman as a proper name of God, in place of Allah, which was already used by the heathens.'
The proper name for these nuts is Sennhiitten or chalets, but the latter term is incorrectly applied also to houses in the village below.
Even in Paul the term Messiah thus had lost its definite meaning and became almost a proper name.
Afon, a river - a word which retains its primitive meaning in Wales, whilst it has become a proper name in England - Glanafon, Manorafon.
Her proper name as a Romanized Greek importation was Valetudo, but she was gradually identified with Salus, an older genuine Italian divinity, to whom a temple had already been erected in 302.Advertisement
At Beer-lahai-roi an El ("god") appeared to Hagar, whence the name of her child Ishmael; but the writer prefers the unambiguous proper name Yahweh, and, what is more, the divine being is now Yahweh's angel - the Almighty's subordinate (xvi.).
They had also the proper name 'Elrt,.niOEin for the slow-witted brother of Prometheus who turned all the hero's wisdom to foolishness.
An instinctive feeling that a proper name for God implicitly recognizes the existence of other gods may have had some influence; reverence and the fear lest the holy name should be profaned among the heathen were potent reasons; but probably the most cogent motive was the desire to prevent the abuse of the name in magic. If so, the secrecy had the opposite effect; the name of the god of the Jews was one of the great names in magic, heathen as well as Jewish, and miraculous efficacy was attributed to the mere utterance of it.
The use of "Adam" (Ã—â€¢Ã—â€”Ã—â€¢Ã—â€) as a proper name is an early error.
Fortunei. There has been much confusion between these plants, that universally known in gardens as S. japonica not being Japanese at all, but a native of China, its proper name being Skimmia Fortunei.Advertisement
The proper name for the genus is dianthus.
Poison oak's proper name is Toxicodendron diversilobum.