Jemima fem. personal name, biblical daughter of Job, from Heb. Yemimah, lit. "dove" (Cf. Arabic yamama). The Aunt Jemima ready-mix food product in U.S. dates from 1889.

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  • Jemima — ist ein weiblicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Bekannte Namensträger 3 Figuren in Literatur, Theater und Film 4 Einzelnachweise …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jemima — may refer to: *Jemima (Biblical character), daughter of Job *Jemima Nicholas, Pembrokeshire heroine foiling the Last invasion of Britain *Jemima Wilkinson *Jemima Rooper *Jemima KhanFictional: *Aunt Jemima, a food trademark *A duck in The Tale of …   Wikipedia

  • Jemima — f Biblical name (meaning ‘dove’ or ‘bright as day’ in Hebrew) of the eldest of the daughters of Job, born to him towards the end of his life when his prosperity had been restored (Job 42: 14). The name was common in the first part of the 19th… …   First names dictionary

  • JEMIMa — Hebr. Gap desc: Hebrew maxima natu siliarum Hiobi, quae ipsi post afflictionem in pristinum statum restituto natae sunt, Hiobi c. 42. v. 14. sic dicta quasi diurna, vel diei instra, eo quod formosa erat instar diei, vel quod nata diurno tempore,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Jemima — [jə mī′mə] n. [Heb yemīmāh, lit., a dove] a feminine name …   English World dictionary

  • Jemima — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jemima (homonymie). Jemima est la première fille de Job, dans le Tanakh et l Ancien Testament. Portail de la Bible …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jemima — /jeuh muy meuh/, n. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning dove. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jemima — noun a) One of the three daughters of Job. b) of biblical origin; by folk etymology also used as a feminine form of James …   Wiktionary

  • Jemima —    Dove, the eldest of Job s three daughters born after his time of trial (Job 42:14) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jemima — hebräischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: Turteltaube. Bekannt aus dem Alten Testament als Tochter Hiobs. Vereinzelt in England vergeben …   Deutsch namen

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