- Also Douay Bible, Di·na. the daughter of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:21.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “vindicated.”
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This garrulous body, old Dinah Wilson, was talking as Hugh entered.
"Not yet, sir," answered one of the servants—it was old Dinah Wilson.
"Ask Mr. Paul if he is ready," he said, when Dinah brought the tray.
My sister Dinah has, I verily believe, the most sovereign remedy for these pains.
After all, Dinah, it is not that he holds us more cheaply, but rates himself higher.
- the daughter of Jacob and Leah (Genesis 30:21; 34)
Word Origin and History for dinah
fem. proper name, in the Old Testament, Jacob's daughter by Leah, from Hebrew Dinah, literally "judgment," from din "to judge."