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GenderMasculine
Scriptsיָוָן Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.JAY-vən English
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Meaning & History

Means "Greece" in Hebrew, possibly related to ION (2). In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Noah and the ancestor of the Greek peoples.
Other Languages & CulturesYawan Biblical Hebrew
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Categories

biblical, countries, word names
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute