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Scriptsוַשְׁתִּי Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.VASH-tee English

Meaning & History

Possibly means "thread" in Hebrew, but it is most likely of Persian origin. In the Old Testament this is the name of the first wife of King Ahasuerus of Persia before he marries Esther.
Other Languages & CulturesWashti Biblical Hebrew


biblical, biblical women, currently out of the US top 1000, musicians, queens, singers, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute