Origin: LL(Ec) Jeremias < Gr(Ec) Hieremias < Heb yirmeyāh, lit., the Lord loosens (i.e., from the womb)
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Origin: Late Latin Ieremiās
Origin: , from Hebrew yirməyāhû, Yahweh has established
Origin: : yirm, he has established; see rmy in Semitic roots
Origin: + yāhû, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
noun Abbr. Jer. or Je or Jr
Origin: After Jeremiah.
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