Ethan

Ethan masc. proper name, from Heb. ethan "strong, permanent, perennial, ever-flowing" (of rivers).

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  • Ethan — (or Eitan or Eytan in Hebrew) is a male given name meaning strong, firm and safe.Television and film*Ethan Coen, film director and screenwriter, who often works with his brother Joel Coen *Ethan Embry, an American actor in Can t Hardly Wait ; as… …   Wikipedia

  • ETHAN — (Heb. אֵיתָן; permanent, enduring ? or one consecrated (to a temple) ?). The Bible ostensibly mentions four individuals named Ethan: (1) Ethan the Ezrahite, a sage (along with heman , Calcol, and Darda, sons of Mahol ) whom Solomon surpassed in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ethan — 〈n. 11; unz.; Chem.; fachsprachl.〉 = Äthan * * * E|than [↑ Eth u. ↑ an (1)], das; s; veraltete S: Äthan: H3C CH3; farb u. geruchloser, brennfähiger gasförmiger Kohlenwasserstoff, Sdp. 88 °C, der zusammen mit Methan im Erdgas vorkommt. * * * Ethan …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ethan — (en hébreu : איתן ,prononcé eytane ) est un prénom d origine hébraïque signifiant fort , robuste , mais également impétueux . Il est porté par trois personnages de la Bible. L’un est lévite. Il chante et joue de la cymbale pendant le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ethan — m Biblical: name (meaning ‘firmness’ or ‘long lived’ in Hebrew) of an obscure figure, Ethan the Ezrahite, mentioned as a wise man whom Solomon surpassed in wisdom (I Kings 4: 31). The name was sparingly used even among the Puritans, but became… …   First names dictionary

  • Ethan — Ethan, SD U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 330 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.244340 sq. miles (0.632838 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.244340 sq. miles (0.632838 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ethan, SD — U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 330 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.244340 sq. miles (0.632838 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.244340 sq. miles (0.632838 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ethan — Ethan, so v.w. Jedithun …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ethan — Ethan, s.v.w. Äthan …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • ETHAN — vir quidam sapiens, fil. Maol. 1. Reg. c. 4. v. 31. Fil. Zarae filii Iudae. 1. Par. c. 2. v. 6. Fil. Gazaiae. 1. Par. c. 15. v. 19. Fil. Samma, filii Semei. 1. Par. c. 6. v. 42. Fil. Chusi, filii Abdi. v. 44. Item civitas deserta in capite… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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