Sarah

noun

Sa·​rah ˈser-ə How to pronounce Sarah (audio)
ˈsā-rə
1
: the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
2
: a kinswoman of Tobias married to him

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Śārāh

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sarah was before the 12th century

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“Sarah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sarah. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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