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Hannah

[han-uh] /ˈhæn ə/
noun
1.
the mother of Samuel. I Sam. 1:20.
2.
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “grace.”.
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Hannah

/ˈhænə/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) the woman who gave birth to Samuel (I Samuel 1–2)
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fem. proper name, biblical mother of the prophet Samuel, from Hebrew, literally "graciousness," from stem of hanan "he was gracious, showed favor."

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